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Margaret "Peggy" Edna (Schwerdtfeger) Thompson
Margaret (Peggy) was born January 17, 1921 on the family farm three miles south of Capron, Oklahoma to Henry and Phoebe (Dickey) Schwerdtfeger and passed away March 4, 2015 in Kiowa, Kansas. She graduated from Capron High School in 1938 and attended both Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva, Oklahoma and American Business College in Wichita, Kansas. She married James Leon Thompson February 19, 1943 in Wichita, Kansas. Peggy and her husband were well-known in the community for running a restaurant and general store for many years, as well as being Conklin distributors. She loved to travel, play cards, crochet, garden and cook. She was well-known for her chocolate cream pies which were the source of many family scuffles! But most especially, she loved to spend time with her family. She will always be remembered for her quick wit and sense of humor.

Peggy is survived by her son, Jimmie Thompson and wife, Barbara; two daughters, Sheila Ferrell and husband, Mickey and Phoebe Angle and husband, Larry; daughter-in-law, Jane Thompson; ten grandchildren, Patricia Thompson, Michael Thompson and wife Wendi, Tracy Thompson Mickle and husband Dan, Dana Thompson McDonald and husband Sharn, Christy Thompson Hackleman and husband, Todd, Audrey Thompson Pore and husband, Chad, Amber Ferrell Guffy and husband, Danny, Bo Ferrell and wife, Megan, Kelsey Angle and Shannon Angle and ten great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother Orlie Schwerdtfeger and his wife, Donna; two sisters, Donna Mae Phillips and Eleanor Ring; a host of nieces, nephews; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James; three sons, Benny, Danny, and Monty; daughter-in-law, Margaret Jo Thompson; her parents, Henry & Phoebe Schwerdtfeger; her sister, Alice Benton and husband, Buel; her brother, Virgil Schwerdtfeger and wife, Jean; brothers-in-law, Robert Ralph Phillips and William Ring, Jr.

Capron-Funeral service for Margaret “Peggy” Edna Schwerdtfeger Thompson, 94, will be Monday, March 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Capron United Methodist Church with Pastor Clark Struebling officiating. Burial will follow at Capron Cemetery with arrangements by Lanman Funeral Home, Inc of Kiowa, Kansas. Viewing will be Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. with the family present at the funeral home in Kiowa. Memories may be shared at

Memorials may be given to the Capron United Methodist Church, Capron Cemetery, or The Monty Thompson Continuing Education Foundation through Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. at 204 N. 7th. Kiowa, Kansas 67070.

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To the Family of Peggy Thompson.
I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one, Peggy.  May the God of comfort heal your heart.   The passing of someone you love can be a very hard thing to deal with.  I hope you can find comfort in the promise of the resurrection mentioned in the Bible at 1 Corinthians 15:21 & 22.  


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