Wynona Peaslee 1926-2010
A memorial service for Wynona Peaslee of Emmetsburg will be at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 14, at the Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg.
Wynona June Stahr was born Oct. 9, 1926, in Hartley, the daughter of John and Pearl Stahr. Eventually, the family moved to Laurens where Wynona was valedictorian of the class of 1944. She continued her education at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing, graduating in 1948.
On Feb. 29, 1948, Wynona and Edward Peaslee were married. She always told Ed if he missed their leap year anniversary he would be in trouble.
In 1958, the family moved to Phoenix, AZ, and several years later they moved to Santa Maria, CA. Wynona worked as a registered nurse in both cities. Upon retirement in 1991, they returned to Iowa and took up residence in Mallard. Wynona enjoyed knitting, crocheting and needlepoint.
Wynona Peaslee passed away Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at PARC?Hall in Emmetsburg.
Survivors include her husband, Ed; sons, Bruce, Brian and Bradley; daughters, Becky Wooten and Barrie Wright; 11 grandchildren and three great grandchildren; and a brother, Wayne Stahr.
Wynona was preceded in death by her parents.
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