Peggy K. Gleichman passed away peacefully with her husband at her side on March 7, 2019, at the age of 84.
Peggy was born on April 29, 1935, to Robert and Maria Weebe in Manhattan, N.Y.
Peggy is survived by her loving husband, Donald W. Gleichman of 63 1/2 years.
They were married Dec. 30, 1955, in Inglewood, Calif.
She leaves behind her two sons, Michael and Kurt; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by parents; three brothers; daughter, Roxann and one great-grandchild.
Peggy earned a master’s degree in education from Pepperdine University in California.
After graduating and teaching a number of years, she received the highest award given their teacher graduates.
She also was certified as a Master Teacher both in California and Oklahoma.
She taught junior high in California for a number of years.
She then moved to Wilburton where she taught sixth grade for 12 years.
She retired in 1997.
There will be a Celebration of Life for Peggy at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 190 E. State Highway 31, McAlester.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made at any Arvest bank location to the Peggy Gleichman Education account.