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Peggy V. DeWulf
Peggy V. DeWulf, 91, of Wheatland died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 11, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lost Nation. The Rev. William Kneemiller will officiate.

Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Big Rock.

Visitation is 4:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Chapman Funeral Home. Wheatland, where a vigil service will be held at 7:45 p.m.

Peggy DeWulf was born Nov. 30, 1920, in Calamus to Carol and Maude Wendel Morgan.

She graduated from Calamus High School and went on to study nursing at Jane Lamb Hospital, Clinton.

She later moved to California, where she met and wed Daniel Horner. They had a son, Gregg Daniel Horner.

After Daniel's death, Peggy met Arthur DeWulf. They were married Aug. 19, 1950 in Clinton.

Together, they had four more sons, in-cluding one who died in infancy.

Peggy worked as a nurse but also helped her husband farm north of Wheatland.

She was a member of the Wheatland Auxiliary.

Surviving are her husband of 62 years, Arthur; sons, Gene (Berma) DeWulf of Ackworth, Ga., Garth (Anita) DeWulf of Wheatland and Kelly (Edna) DeWulf of Wheatland; a daughter-in-law, Maureen Horner of Omaha, Neb.; 12 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Daniel Horner; sons, Gregg Horner and infant John DeWulf; five brothers and four sisters.

Online condolences may be sent to www.chapmanfh.com.


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