Peggy Ambry, nee Seger, age 72, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 24, 2021 with family by her side, after a short but courageous battle with cancer.
Peggy was born in Belleville, IL on September 2, 1948. She attended Belleville Township High School and worked at JC Penney in downtown Belleville in her younger years. She also managed the Farm Fresh milk store in Belleville for many years and later retired from the Casino Queen.
Peggy was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Belleville. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She will be remembered for her caring personality and fun-loving nature. She always had a smile and loved to laugh.
Peggy was preceded in death by her parents Eugene and Lucille Seger, nee Kohlmeier; beloved aunts & uncles.
Peggy is survived by her son, Jay (Kathy) Ambry of Columbia, IL; brother, Gerry (Sandie) Seger of Belleville, IL; step-daughter, Shannon Barton of Imperial MO; grandchildren,: Alex Ambry of Belleville, IL, Shelby Ambry Of Trenton, IL, Ryan Staples of Wichita KS, Kevin (Reyneilynn) Staples of Lake Elsinore, CA; great- granddaughter Kennedy Staples, also of Lake Elsinore, CA; grand-puppy, Maizie Lu of Columbia, IL who was the apple of her grand-mommy’s eye.; loving aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, and her very dear friend Ruth Ann Thomas of Belleville, IL.
Cremation services to be handled by Kalmer Memorial Services in Lebanon, IL. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorial Contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society or Heartland Hospice Services.