Margaret (Peggy) Joan Howard
Margaret (Peggy) Joan Howard (Schnelle) was born April 14th, 1938, to Raymond E. Schnelle and Margaret E. Paschal Schnelle, in Kingman, Kansas, at home due to a snowstorm. She got the nickname Peggy as an infant. Her siblings and she were all baptized the same day by her grandfather on October 7th, 1947. When she was 16, she gave her life to full-time Christian service, as all she wanted to be was a preacher’s wife. She went one year to Arkansas City Junior College studying music, then went to Minnesota Bible College in Minneapolis, MN, studying music, Bible, and education. She married John (Jack) Wesley Howard Jr. on August 22th,1959. Jack and Peggy were married for 56 Years and served in Ministry for 56 years.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John (Jack) Wesley Howard Jr. Her parents Raymond and Margaret, and her brother Eldon Schnelle Jr. Also, her nieces Billie and Kristi Drake.
She is survived by her three children Rochelle Woolsey, Cynthia L. Harrison, John Paul Howard (Judy). Also survived by her siblings, Joyce Ann Freese, Richard Howard and Lynn (Doug) Edwards. Peggy has Nine Grandchildren, John William (Heather) Howard, Josh (Amber) Howard, Jordan Peters, Shelby (Nicolas) Dionicio, Jacob Peters, Marissa (Stuart) Davis, Ian Howard, Allie Harrison and Abbie Harrison. She also has seven Great GrandChildren, Kaydence, Elli, Reagan, Rylan, Mikeyala, Wesley, and Caroline. Also living, multiple nieces and nephews. She loved everybody she met. If you knew Peggy, she was praying for you.
She went to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday September 2nd 2021 at 5:07 at her home in Petersburg, Indiana, surrounded by family. This is where she resided with her daughter Cindy. She attended the First Christian Church of Petersburg. Funeral Services will be on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 4:00pm at the First Christian Church. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday at Noon until time of the services. She will be buried in Mason, Ohio..
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