Peggy A. Miller


Peggy A. Miller, 80, died Wednesday, July 10, at The Maples at Waterford Crossing.
She was born June 27, 1939 in Clifftop, West Virginia, to Peter and Hallie (Kincaid) Clapacs.
On Feb. 4, 1961 she married Wayne Pete Miller. He died Feb. 6, 2009.
Survivors include daughters, Shelley (Jim) Miller, Goshen and Lori (Mike) Tangney, Arlington Heights, Illinois; sons, Tim (Monica) Miller, Goshen and Greg (Michelle) Miller, Denver, Colorado; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two siblings, Terry (Phyllis) Clapacs, Bloomington and Joanie Heiserman, Chicago, Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a brother, James Edward Clapacs in 1938.
Peggy graduated from Goshen High School in 1957 and went on to attend Grace Downs Modeling School, New York and Purdue University.
A longtime Goshen resident, Peggy was very involved with the Elkhart County 4-H Fair, serving as a past fair board president, director of entertainment for 24 years, and along with her husband, Pete, as Grand Marshals for the 2004 parade fair. She was inducted into the Hall of Fame for the Indiana Association of County and District Fairs.
Before retiring in 2000, she served as the Elkhart County Recorder for several terms and was involved with the Delta Theta Tau Sorority and their alumni programs.
Visitation will be 12-6 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen.
A funeral mass will take place at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Goshen.
Memorial donations may be given to Elkhart County 4-H Fair.
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Published on July 11, 2019
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