Lawanda M. “Peggy” Fansler

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Lawanda M. “Peggy” Fansler, age 85, of Highland, passed away Monday, December 15 at Faith Care Center in Highland. A memorial services for 85 year old Lawanda M. “Peggy” Fansler will be Monday, December 22 at 10:00 a.m. at Mosaic Church in Highland. The Spengel Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland is in charge of arrangements.

She was born on Saturday, December 14, 1929, in McPherson, KS, the daughter of Harry L. and Fornia Marie (nee Payne) Byerly.

On Tuesday, June 01, 1976, she married John Fansler who passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2005.

Born at McPherson, KS; graduated high school from Pawnee Rock High School, Pawnee Rock, KS, in 1947. She graduated from Dominican School of Nursing, Great Bend, KS, in 1950. Peggy was a registered nurse for Central Kansas Medical Center, Great Bend, KS; later for Ellinwood Hospital, Ellinwood, KS and retired from Lyons Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Lyons, KS. She lived most of her life in Kansas and moved to Highland, IL, in June of 2009. She enjoyed reading, church, crafts and her grandchildren.

Survivors include:
Daughter – Virlia J. (Matthew) Monroe, Nickerson, KS
Daughter – Mary A. (Tom) Vice, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Billie Monroe, Nickerson, KS
Grandchild – Kris (Jennifer) Monroe, Nickerson, KS
Grandchild – Lila (Brad) Swaim, Nickerson, KS
Grandchild – Kody Monroe, Nickerson, KS
Grandchild – Remington “RJ” Monroe, Nickerson, KS
Grandchild – Tajarie Monroe, Nickerson, KS
Grandchild – Brittany Vice, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Nathan Vice, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Heather Vice, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Eric Vice, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild – Matthew Monroe II, Nickerson, KS
Great Grandchild – Shawna Monroe, Nickerson, KS
Great Grandchild – Kristopher Monroe, Jr., Nickerson, KS
Great Grandchild – Bradley Swaim, Jr., Nickerson, KS
Sister – Betty (Irvin) Burton, Great Bend, KS
First Husband – Dwight Hadley (married 2/3/1951 – marriage ended in divorce)

She was preceded in death by:
Father – Harry L. Byerly
Mother – Fornia M. Byerly (nee Payne)
Husband – John Fansler (married 6/1/1976; died 4/13/2005)
Brother – Robert L. Byerly
Brother – Walter “Pete” Byerley
Brother – Virgil Byerley
Sister – Mary Granrt
Sister – Juanita Milan

Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249
618-654-2133

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