Virginia Blanche Bigler (Peggy) was Born Aug 16, 1931, in Rushville Nebraska. To Charles and Blanch Higgs.
She passed away peacefully on Dec 20, 2022, at Beacon Crest Senior Living in Sandy UT. Surrounded by her husband and her four children.
Preceded in death by parents Charlie and Blanch Higgs, sister Lorraine, brother Kenneth, brother Lawrence, son Rodney, and great-grandson Charlie.
Mom left behind her husband Keith, sisters Carrol and Sharron, sons Arnold, Wayne (Marcia), Ken (Shelly), daughter Kathy (Corky), 11 Grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren
She met Keith Bigler in 1947 while in High School. Keith and Peggy were married on August 13 1950 in Boise Idaho. They spent 75 wonderful years together.
Peggy was a devoted and caring Wife, Mother, and Grandmother. She spent a lifetime caring for her family and hosting family gatherings, especially Christmas where she was able to shower everyone around her with love and affection. Her quick wit, wisecracks, and spunky personality added life to the conversation and greatly influenced those around her. Making new friends and visiting with old friends was her passion.
During her lifetime she enjoyed traveling throughout the world, knitting, and crocheting. Her favorite project was making hats for charity.
She loved to read novels, The Bible, and studying history. She was an active member of the Daughters of the revolution and spent many hours in genealogy research.
She will be forever remembered and greatly missed.
We would like to acknowledge the staff and caretakers at Cedarwood Assisted Living Center. Mom and Dad spent 2 years at the center. Thank you for the kind and loving care you gave to both of them. Mom was very fond of all of you.
We would also like to thank the staff at Beacon Crest Senior Living and the nurses from Active Home Health, for your kind and compassionate care you gave to Mom. She grew very fond of all of you. Dad is especially grateful to everyone involved in his current care.
In lieu of flowers, mom would greatly appreciate it if you could send donations to St James Episcopal Church. "In memory of Peggy Bigler" stjamesutah.breezechms.com/give/online
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, December 28, 2022, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East Dimple Dell Road, Sandy, Utah. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2022, at 11:00 am also at Larkin Sunset Gardens with a viewing from 10:00 - 10:45 am. Interment to follow services at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery.
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Aunt Peggy was one of the most loving, warm ,funny, always a positive outlook always welcome to one and all. I love you very much. I send my love to all the family.
We love your parents and so grateful for being able to be a part of your sweet mother’s life this past two years! Prayers and love to all of you
Dear Kathy and family, YourMom was just the sweetest person, she had a beautiful smile and a kind heart; we will always cherish our memories of her. Our most sincere condolences for the loss of your Mom . Love, Elaine and Dave
Aunt Peggy was just the sweetest soul! Always a joy to be around! Much love and prayers to you all!
Dear Kathy & Corky,
Gosh I just happened to see this beautiful tribute jyst as I was turning in. I am so sorry I missed this, I would have attended for sure. Dang it hurts to loose a parent, especially how our folks were our best friends :( Your Mom was always so fun & cute whwn we would go over swimming. In fact my son Josh & his cute wife & family, live just 5 blocks due south from your folks old place, I turn to go south on that street right in front of their old place in Sandy. Fun memories for sure. You were a beautiful daughter to your folks, they love & adore you. I would love to see you, still have same phn #. Give Corky a sqeeze, Love you sweetie & sending a warm embrace💟 Leslie Snow