Age 93, passed away March 21, 2015. She was born in Lansing on June 15, 1921, and has been a lifelong resident of the Lansing area. Peg was a past member of Emanuel First Evangelical Lutheran Church, and is a current member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, and the Ingham Medical Center Signet Society. She dedicated her life to raising her 5 daughters. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. She was an excellent cook, and hosted many family gatherings. Peg enjoyed traveling and taking vacations with her family. She always put others first, and was always there for her family.
She was preceded in death by: her husband of 70 years, Archie in 2013; daughter, Lana Moore; grandson, Matt Heldman; brothers, Fred and Art Dorn; and sister, Eleanore “Nunie” Osborne. Surviving are: 4 daughters, Linda Heldman of Scottsdale, AZ, Leslie Peterman of East Lansing, Lori (Greg Welch) Tarpoff of Marquette, MI, and Lisa Tarpoff of St. Joseph; 5 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; brother, Robert (Marlene) Dorn of Houghton Lake, son-in-law, Edward Moore, and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1701 E. Saginaw St., Lansing, with Fr. Mark Sietsema, PhD officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Her family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, with a Trisagion service at 6:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church or Emanuel First Evangelical Lutheran (1001 N Capitol Ave, Lansing).