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Myra Peiffer

May 4, 1931 — August 7, 2023

South English

Myra Arlene Peiffer, 92, died August 7, 2023 at the English Valley Care Center in North English, Iowa.  She was born May 4, 1931 to William and Ethel (Parrish) Appleget in Wasseca Township in Minnesota.  She attended school in Minnesota and when the family moved to Iowa she went to school West of Hayesville.  Myra graduated from Sigourney High school in 1948.  She was a secretary for a short time for ISEA.  On February 9, 1950 she married Richard John Peiffer at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Harper.  Myra and Richard lived and farmed on the home place near South English since 1950.  They celebrated the homestead becoming a Century Farm in 2019.   She was a member of Holy Trinity Parishes - St. Mary’s Keota and the Altar and Rosary Society serving as an officer.

She was preceded by her parents, husband Richard, two daughters Karen Strawn and Ann Genkinger, son Jay Peiffer, grandson Willis Strawn, siblings Richard Appleget, Wilmer Appleget, Charles Appleget, Viola Withworth, and Laurena Hammes, son-in-law Roger Fry.

She is survived by four daughters Susan (Allen) Fredrickson of Alta, Meri (Jeff) Peterson of Alta, Lisa (Chris) Cowan of Ankeny, Jayne (Larry) Orris of Washington, daughter-in-law Connie Peiffer, son-in laws Calvin (Vicki) Genkinger and Bill Strawn, of South English   10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren.

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Visitation

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Holy Trinity Parish - St. Mary Catholic Church

109 North Lincoln Street, Keota, IA 52248

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Holy Trinity Parish - St. Mary Catholic Church

109 North Lincoln Street, Keota, IA 52248

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Burial

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Holy Trinity Parish St. Elizabeth Cemetery

, Harper, IA 52231

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