Marilyn P. Laird

MARILYN P. LAIRD "PEGGY" VALPARAISO, IN Marilyn P. Laird, “Peggy”, 87, of Valparaiso formerly of Dolton, IL and southeast Missouri, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the VNA Hospice Center. She was born April 6, 1926 in Mound City, IL to Lester and Florence Poe and graduated from Charleston High School in Missouri. Peggy was a proud member of the D.A.R. (Daughters of the American Revolution). She enjoyed genealogy and taught the Purdue Calumet beginners class on genealogy. Peggy married Jack Laird on October 14, 1946 and enjoyed 67 years of marriage prior to her passing. Jack survives along with son, Terry Poe (Barbara) Laird of Valparaiso; sisters: Vivian Jackson of Cape Girardeau, MO, Evelyn Delbridge of Idaho; grandchildren: Bill Laird and Steve Laird both of Valparaiso, Rebecca (Chris) Lankheet of Chicago, IL; two great grandchildren: Tyler Laird and Aiden Lankheet; and many loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Baby Boy Laird and one sister. Visitation will be Friday from 1:00-3:00 p.m. with funeral service beginning at 3:00 p.m, at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, Brother Denny Smith officiating and cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made to the D.A.R., or VNA Hospice of Porter County.

Funeral Home

Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-0535

Published in The Times on Mar. 4, 2014