Peggy Miller 1934-2019
Peggy Ann Miller of Yuma, Colorado passed away on April 29, 2019 in Englewood, CO due to injuries sustained from a fall.
Peggy was born May 2, 1934 in Harper County, Kansas to Homer Earl Babcock and Eva Irene Imel. She attended Anthony High School, in Anthony, KS, and became engaged to the love of her life, Dean, the evening of their senior prom. Peggy and Dean married July 12, 1952 in Anthony, and went on to have three children: Doug, Cathy, and Brian.
Peggy was an amazing friend, wife, mother, and grandmother who fully embraced life. She loved people and loved entertaining. She enjoyed cooking, traveling, shopping, and spoiling her grandchildren. Her clothing was stylish and she was always perfectly accessorized. She could work magic with slot machines that most people could only dream about. She had a sparkle in her eye that showed itself when was teasing. She was incredibly hard-working and remarkably trustworthy, and every single family member in her life knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that they were loved by her.
Peggy is survived by her husband Dean of Yuma, her son Doug and his wife Terry of Rocky Ford, her daughter Cathy of Haxtun, her niece Julie of Florida, her sisters-in-law, Marilyn Ringwood, Oklahoma, and Carol of Yuma, as well as 8 grandchildren, including Jennifer of Bandon, Oregon, Chris and his wife Coral of Castle Pines, Marcie and her husband Joe of O’Fallon, Illinois, Lindsay of Thorton, Jesse and her husband Dan of Longmont, Alica of Yuma, Jené and her husband Robert of Yuma, Jaime and her husband Alan of Brighton, along with 25 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son Brian, her parents Earl and Eva, her brother Lewis and her sister Nona.
Visitation will be held at Baucke Funeral Home, 128 South Ash, Yuma, CO 80759, on Friday, May 3, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. Graveside Service will be held at the Yuma Cemetery in Yuma, CO, Friday, May 3, 2019 11:00 a.m.