Margaret “Peggy” Louise Arvin, 73, of Loogootee, passed away surrounded by her family at 5:32 p.m. Thursday, November 8, 2018.
She was born September 4, 1945 in Washington, Indiana to the late William and Margaret (Duncheon) Feagans.
Peggy graduated from Montgomery High School in 1963. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and a former member of St. Martin Catholic Church where she was a member of the Altar Society.
She retired from NSWC Crane as a freight rate specialist. She was an amazing seamstress and loved her family and grandchildren. She blessed everyone who crossed her path and will be dearly missed by many.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Margaret Feagans; grandson, Derek Arvin; brother, Bill Feagans.
Peggy is survived by the love of her life, Paul “Cutter” Strange; her children, Ray (Dana) Arvin of Washington, Tom (Chris) Arvin of Mooresville and Jacque (Scott) Fehd of Evansville; grandchildren, Patrick Arvin, Benjamin Lambert, Shayna Arvin, Allison Lambert, Robyn Arvin, Kaitlyn Arvin, Jessica Fehd, Evan Fehd, Jordan Drake, Cameron Drake (her godchild), Allison Drake, Daniel Strange, Michael Strange, Nicholas Strange, Joseph Strange, Tessa Strange, Alexis Strange, Mallory Strange, Tyler Grady and Austin Grady; siblings, Ed (Connie) Feagans of Martinsville and Mary Teresa (Wilmer Dale) Miller of Montgomery; sister-in-law, Janice Feagans of Loogootee; Paul’s children, Paula (Marty) Drake, Denny (Lisa) Strange, Carl (Helen) Strange and Kevin (Sherry) Strange; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Very Rev. J. Kenneth Walker at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at St. Martin Catholic Church. Per Peggy’s wishes following the funeral mass, a meal will be served. Burial will follow in St. Peter Catholic Cemetery at 1:00 p.m.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee and Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. at St. Martin Catholic Church.
The family would like to thank Memorial Hospital ICU, IU Health PCU/ICU and Heart to Heart Hospice for the loving care that Peggy received during her illness.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Daviess Community Foundation - Derek Ray Arvin Scholarship.