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Johnston, Margaret "Peggy"
Mrs. Margaret J. Peggy Johnston, 72, of 468 Knox Hwy 26, Galesburg, Ill. died at 1:10 p.m. Sunday, March 13, 2011 in Heartland Health Care Center.

She was born November 9, 1938 in Galesburg the daughter of Charles and Margaret Frutchey Meyer. She married Phillip G. Johnston on February 14, 1959 in Galesburg. He survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Kyle Johnston of Key Largo, Fla. and Lance Johnston of Macomb, Ill.; a daughter, Lori Johnston of Galesburg; three brothers, Chuck (Margaret) Meyer of Hudson, Ill., Tom (Nancy) Meyer of Osceola, Iowa and John (Jan) Meyer of Monmouth, Ill.; a sister, Cheryl (Lowell) Carlson of Rio, Ill. and three grandchildren, Erin and Emily Reynolds and Elysse Johnston.

Peggy was a homemaker and had worked for the former Intra State Telephone Company for 10 years. She graduated from Galesburg High School in 1956. She was a member of the Lake Bracken Country Club. She loved to play bridge, baking cakes and cookies. She also enjoyed golfing and bowling in her early years. Peggy was a member of the Community of Christ Church.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday March 17, 2011 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Carol Carpenter and Tom Meyer will officiate. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Community of Christ Church or charity of the donors choice. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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