Peggy Jo Schultz, 65, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2023 in Salina, KS. She was born January 31, 1958 in Ellinwood, KS to Clarence and Anna (Case) Cox.
Peggy married Roger Schultz in Ellsworth on September 16, 1995. She was a member of the Ellsworth VFW Auxiliary and volunteered much of her time to various community events. Although she was not a regular church attender, she was a very spiritual individual. One of her greatest joys was being a nana to her grandchildren.
Peggy is survived by her husband Roger Schultz of Ellsworth; son Josh Rathbun of St. George, KS; step-daughter Melissa Vongphakdy (Long) of Lawrence, KS; step-son Andy Schultz (Lynsey) of Ellsworth; 13 grandchildren including a special grand”son” that she raised, Liam Sharp; six great grandchildren; brother Gary Cox (Marianna) of Sacramento, CA; sister Pam Farrington of Hopkinsville, KY; “dad” Jim Crosby of Lyons, KS; niece Shannon Settle (DJ) of Hopkinsville; special friend and caretaker Orlinda Archuleta (Alfredo); along with many other extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Amber Rathbun-Sharp; step-son Travis Rathbun; brothers, Ivan and Darrell Cox; and “sister” Bev Newell.
Memorial service: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 13, 2023 at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth with inurnment following at the Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery.
In honor of Peggy’s memory, memorial contributions can be made to the Tammy Walker Cancer Center, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439.
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