Vigen Memorial obituary – Peggy Louise Nichols, 50, Keokuk



Peggy Louise Nichols, 50, of Keokuk, IA, died Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, IA.

She was born on October 21, 1967 in Keokuk, IA, the daughter of Ellis and Roberta Smith Nichols.

She was a member of God’s Way Christian Center.

Peggy enjoyed fishing, camping, and making crafts.  She loved horses and horseback riding.  Peggy liked to watch baseball games and was a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.  She also liked to watch TV and some of her favorite shows were Happy Days, Grease and Red Skelton.  Peggy loved her dog, Angel, and they enjoyed many walks together.

She is survived by four brothers, Jeremy Nichols of Ft. Madison, IA, Michael Nichols of Mt. Pleasant, IA, Randy Nichols of Stronghurst, IL and Allen Nichols of Dallas City, IL, two sisters, Lisa Klees of Burlington, IA and Rhonda Flatt of Stronghurst, IL, one aunt, Arlean Lucas & husband Steve of Warsaw, IL,  one great-aunt, Helen Byrn of Warsaw, two nephews, Bobby & Jeremy Nichols, two great-nephews and one great niece.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Bobby Joe Nichols and her grandparents.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Friday at the Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk with Reverend David Turner officiating.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 2 – 3 p.m. with the family meeting with friends at that time.

On-line condolences may be sent to the family at

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