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Peggy Jayne Niemeyer

September 8, 1927 — January 20, 2024

St. Louis

Niemeyer, Peggy J. (nee Doyle) 

Peggy J. Niemeyer peacefully entered into rest on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at the age of 96. She was the beloved wife of the late Fred Niemeyer and the dear mother of Robert (Jenny), Terry (Pam), and James (Candy) Niemeyer. Peggy will be forever cherished as a loving grandmother by Scott, Kristin, Kelley, Tracey, John, the late Sandi, Dan, and Denise. Her unconditional love and warmth also extended to her great-grandchildren. 

Peggy leaves behind a legacy of love and kindness that touched the lives of many. She was a dear sister, aunt, cousin, and friend to those fortunate enough to have known her. 

Peggy devoted nearly three decades of her life to serving in the Army working as a Civil Servant, where she displayed unwavering commitment and passion for her work. Despite the challenges that often come with being a woman in a predominantly male-dominated environment, Peggy rose above it all and earned immense respect from her colleagues. 

Throughout her illustrious career, Peggy held various esteemed positions, including Procurement Specialist and Inspector in the Inspector General's office. Her relentless pursuit of excellence and her diligent approach to her responsibilities set her apart as a true professional. 

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Peggy possessed an exceptional talent for artistry and craftsmanship. Even while juggling the demands of her career, she dedicated many hours to sewing fabric and creating intricate quilts. Following her retirement from the Army, Peggy fully immersed herself in her hobbies, showcasing unparalleled skill in various crafts and sewing projects. Her artistic pursuits expanded to include ceramics, porcelain work, and stained-glass creations. Her talent knew no bounds. 

Peggy's generosity knew no bounds as well. She selflessly gifted many of her masterpieces to friends and family members, leaving behind cherished heirlooms that will forever remind them of her love and creativity. 

A visitation to celebrate Peggy's life will be held on Friday, February 2nd from 10:00 am until services at 12:00 Noon at John L. Ziegenhein & Sons South County Chapel located at 4830 Lemay Ferry Rd. Following the services, Peggy will be laid to rest in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. 

In memory of Peggy's life and her remarkable spirit, please consider making memorial donations to American Parkinson's Disease Association-Greater St. Louis Chapter or Family Hospice of Belleville.

As we say goodbye to Peggy J. Niemeyer, let us remember her endearing smile and the warmth she brought to all our lives. May her soul find eternal peace and may her memory continue to inspire us all.

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Visitation

Friday, February 2, 2024

10:00 - 11:45 am (Central time)

John L. Ziegenhein and Sons Funeral Homes - South County Chapel

4830 Lemay Ferry Rd, St. Louis, MO 63129

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Funeral Service

Friday, February 2, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

John L. Ziegenhein and Sons Funeral Homes - South County Chapel

4830 Lemay Ferry Rd, St. Louis, MO 63129

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Interment

Friday, February 2, 2024

1:15 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

2900 Sheridan Rd, St. Louis, MO 63125

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