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Peggy J. Rush service Thursday

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Peggy J. Rush, age 82 of Whiting, Ind., passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013 at her home.

She was born September 20, 1930 in Mount Vernon, Ill., to Dwight and Venita (Cole) Douthit, both of whom preceded her in death.

She was married to Karl Rush, who also preceded her in death.

Peggy is survived by her daughter, Jan Valle of Whiting, Ind.; son, Dana Tyner of Arizona; grandchildren, Angela (Nick) Padilla of Whiting, Ind., Jason (Pia) Valle of Las Vegas, Nev., Keith Tyner of Chesterton, Ind. and Stacy Dulla of Hebron, Ind.; great-grandchildren, Nico and Alec Padilla and Keanu and Marco Valle. She loved as her grandchildren, Alexis, Arieann, Addison and Angelo (Jaime) and their children, Angelo and Paige.

Peggy worked as a hair dresser and was a member of the Chesterton United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind., with Rev. Terry Rhine officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Thursday, February 28, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12:00 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the Hospice of the Calumet Area, 600 Superior Ave., Munster, IN, 46321.

Online condolences may be left for the family at



Posted 2/26/2013