Peggy A. Lockhart, age 91, passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at her home.
Peggy was born June 30, 1929, in Ludington, the daughter of Rennie and Lois (Thompson) Weidenhamer. Peggy grew up and completed high school in Jackson, MI. She was united in marriage to her late husband Don Lockhart, and together they created many wonderful memories. Peggy earned her title of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) from Bay de Noc Community College before earning her title of Registered Nurse as a part of the first class of RN’s to graduate from Bay’s program. She worked as a nurse at OSF St. Francis Hospital for 12 years, primarily working in the nursery. Peggy had a green thumb and loved gardening, sewing, knitting, reading, and doing puzzle books. Peggy’s greatest joy was her family. She will be deeply missed by many.
Peggy is survived by brother Robert (Tammy) Weidenhamer of Gould City, children Judy Djerf of Wells, Joyce (Mike) Frazer of Escanaba, and Marc (Bertha) Lockhart of Bark River, daughter-in-law Debbie Lockhart of Stockbridge, grandchildren Cory (Dawn) Nelson, Craig (Julie) Nelson, Anna Kositzke, Raquel (Chuck) Provo, Amanda Harman, Patricia (Matthew) Norris, Don (Michelle) Lockhart, Derek (Susan) Lockhart, and Stephanie (Brian) Connolly, great-grandchildren PJ Nelson, Hailey Nelson, Sam Nelson, Derec Nelson, Lucas Nelson, Devin Smith, Rebecca Kositzke, Ethan Kositzke, Nathan Fuson, Katie Fuson, Ashley Provo (Ben Schultz), Michaela (Devon) Krum, Michael Harman Jr., Nikolai Harman, Kamryn Harman, Henry Harman, Bryan (Brianna) Gohl, Brandon Jumper, Alex Norris, Abby Norris, Emma Lockhart, Hannah Lockhart, Taylor Lockhart, Evan Lockhart, Logan Connolly, and Kalysta Connolly, great-great-grandchildren Eliza Nelson, Hailey Schultz, Bailee Schultz, and Nicholas Schultz, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Peggy is preceded in death by her parents Rennie and Lois, late husband Don Lockhart, sons Gary and Glenn Lockhart, grandson Brandon Spaulding, and son-in-law Roy Djerf.
The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to Rampart Emergency Medical Services, the Skradski Family Funeral Homes, as well as the Gladstone Public Safety and the Michigan State Police for all their help.
Private family services will be held. Peggy will be laid to rest in Gardens of Rest Cemetery.