Obituary for Margaret “Peg” Rood


Margaret “Peg” Rood

Margaret “Peg” Rood, 98 of Pierceton, Indiana passed away at 12:30 am Wednesday June 15, 2016 in Warsaw Meadows Care Center, Warsaw, surrounded by her family.

On December 4, 1917, she was born in Wilmot, Indiana to Watson and Gustava (Drake) Beezley. She was united in marriage to Lloyd Rood on May 7, 1943, who preceded her in death. She was a lifelong member of Pierceton United Methodist Church and was a beautician by trade, for over sixty years. She was the proud owner of Peg’s Beauty Shop.

Peg is survived by her children Douglas (spouse Eva) Rood, Fort Wayne, Kathleen (spouse Sam) Smith, Geneva, Illinois and Lise (spouse Chuck) Collier, Pierceton; her sister Donna Kline, Syracuse; five grandchildren, Chad Collier, Andrew Rood, Travis Rood, Connor Smith Hannah-Li Smith and five great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her son Chris, her mother and father, three brothers, Bernard, Thad and Jack Beezley; and two sisters, Gwendolyn Dietrich and Maxine Blake.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm Friday, June 17, 2016 in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton with Pastor Holly White officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, Wilmot.

Visitation hours will be from 11:00 – 1:00 pm Friday, June 17, 2016 in the Pierceton Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pierceton United Methodist Church, 502 North First Street, Pierceton, Indiana 46562.



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