Peggy Irene Sigman: 1935-2012 |

Peggy Irene Sigman: 1935-2012

Peggy Irene Sigman, 76, of Sturgis, SD, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012.

Visitation will be noon until 9 p.m. on Monday at the Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at the First Presbyterian Church in Sturgis with Pastor Denzel Nonhof and Pastor Harold Delbridge officiating. Burial follows at the Bear Butte Cemetery in Sturgis.

Memorials have been established to Easter Seals and the South Dakota Children’s Care Hospital and School.

Peggy was born Dec. 21, 1935 at Wasta, SD, to Les and Island (Kirkham) Horton. She graduated high school and received her teaching certificate after one year of college.

Peggy married Jim Sigman at Sturgis, SD, on Sept.19, 1953. The couple lived in Alzada, MT, where Peggy taught school and Jim trucked for the Bentonite Mines. They returned to the family ranch East of Sturgis where Peggy was involved on the Election Board for 40 years. She was president of Meade County Easter Seals, member of Thursday Ann Club and 4-H for many years. She timed for the Head and Heels Roping Club and timed for many high school rodeos. She enjoyed bowling.

Peggy had a very strong faith and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church where she played in the church bell choir for many years and served as an Elder and Deacon. She also delivered meals on wheels and enjoyed a good game of cards.

Survivors include her husband Jim Sigman, Sturgis; son, Bryce (Sandi) Sigman, Sturgis; daughters, Teena Sigman, Sturgis, Teresa Sigman, Rapid City, Bekki Reinert, Wall; one sister, Marcella “Pat” (Joe) Nonnast, Sturgis; also five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Rick; brother, Arnold “Tuffy” Horton; two sisters, Della Courtney, Ada Mae O’Grady; and one infant brother, Archie.

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