MARGARET "PEG" APPLEBEE

MARGARET "PEG" APPLEBEE
 Peg Applebee, 84, Concordia, died July 9, 2013, at Mt. Joseph Senior Village. Born Dec. 22, 1928 in Randall, Kan. to Ernest and Myrtle Folsom. She married Bob Applebee March 2, 1947, in Beloit. He preceded her in death, as did her parents and brother, Jack Folsom.  
 Survivors: children:  4 sons, Allen, Gary,  Craig, & Kent Applebee and  1 daughter, Angela Applebee Drew; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m., Saturday, July 27, First Christian Church, McPherson. Private family burial service: July 26, McPherson Cemetery. Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 West Euclid Street, McPherson KS 67460 in charge of arrangements.

OBITUARIES

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WILLIAM STORTZ

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NEWS

USD 333 board approves tentative negotiated agreement

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SPORTS

Four Panthers place in top 10

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CHS tennis team opens in Ellsworth

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