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Peggy Cathleen Tindle, 55, passed away at her home April 17, 2010 with her family by her side. She was born July 1, 1954 at Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, Oakland, California to Jack T. and Betty F. Tindle.

After her father was discharged from the Navy, the family lived in Redding, California for 5 years before moving to Chico in 1961.

Peggy attended Sierra View Elementary, Bidwell Jr. High and received her graduation diploma from Pleasant Valley High School in 1972.

She was employed by the Social Security Administration for a time before being hired by California State University, Chico, November 17, 1975 as a Clerical Assistant 11B. She retired IN 2010 as a Buyer 111 in Procurement and Contracts. Peggy and her three sisters were sometimes regarded in awe because all four of them had each worked for 30 years or more at the University. During her employment with California State University, Chico, Peggy continued her education, earning a Paralegal certificate May 26, 1996. Graduating Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Psychology and Political Science on December 31, 1989 and received her Master of Public Administration MPA December 31, 1993.

Peggy enjoyed participating in car rallys, outdoor sports and camping. She loved to travel to other states, foreign countries and visiting many different islands by ship.

She is survived by her mother, Betty Tindle; sisters, Betsy Navarra (Tony), Amy Boles (Jerry) and Karen Tindle, all of Chico. She was preceded in death by her father, Jack Tindle. Having no children of her own, she greatly enjoyed the company of her nieces and nephews.

There will be no services at Peggy's request A family gathering is planned for a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Enloe Cancer Center or Enloe Hospice.

When Peggy was told by a Chaplain that she would going to a "Better Place," she said, "Well, you know, I always have liked to travel!"

Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Apr. 22, 2010
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