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Obituary for Peggy L. Ruppel
Peggy L. Ruppel, age 55, of Sarahsville, Ohio, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at her home. She was born May 16, 1953, in Cambridge, daughter of John R. and Janice I. Day Watson of Sarahsville. She was a 1971 graduate of Shenandoah High School, and a graduate of Ohio University, Athens, with a degree in education. She also received a master of education from Muskingum College. She was employed as a consumer science teacher for Cambridge City Schools in 1975, and by Shenandoah High School from 1976-2008. She was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma teaching honorary and a member of the Mt. Ephraim United Methodist Church. She enjoyed sewing, flower gardening, and cooking. She is preceded in death by her husband, David M. Ruppel, whom she married June 25, 1977, and who died Octocber 2, 1999; one sister, Sandra Watson McDonald; and one brother, John Robert Watson, II. Surviving are one daughter, Paige Renee Ruppel of the home; one son, Zachary Robert Ruppel of Athens; one brother, David A. (Kathy) Watson of Sarahsville; her father and mother-in-law, Gerald and Jean Wiley Ruppel of Caldwell; two uncles, Amos A. Day of Caldwell and Neil R. Day of Cambridge; a special niece, Lisa Loos of Cambridge; a special cousin, Laurlee Bass of Columbus; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Friends may call Thursday, April 23, 2009, from 2-4 and 6-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where the funeral service will be held Friday, April 24th at 2PM with Pastor Tom Gruver and Mark Withrow officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Ephraim Cemetery.