August 15, 1924 — July 17, 2013
Our beloved Mom, Grandma and (Great) ‘Grandma Peggy’ passed peacefully from this life at age 88 with family at her bedside. A memorial celebration of her life will be held on Long Island, N.Y., with interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery in Brooklyn, N.Y.
The daughter of Anna Marie Koetzner Krug and Valentine Krug, she was born at home in Ridgewood, Queens, N.Y. Peggy moved to Davis to be near children Sharon and Cindi and their families. She retired from the English department staff at UC Davis. Among the many things she will be remembered for are her stunning blue eyes, youthful skin and wonderful sense of humor; her lifelong love of Frank Sinatra’s music and New York Yankees baseball and always standing her ground.
Peggy is survived by her children Richard and spouse Deanna Hood of Martinsville, Ind.; Sharon and spouse Edward Henn, of Davis; T.C. Hood of Huntington, N.Y.; and Cindi Hood of Fort Bragg, CA. Grandchildren are Katie, Lora and Erin Hood; Debra and Edward Henn (spouse Beth Suter); Emily Barnes and Savvy Hood. Great-grandchildren are Elle Barnes, Jacob Henn and Dante Rodriguez. She was predeceased by her brother Valentine Krug.
Her family is grateful to the folks at Courtyard Healthcare and Yolo Hospice. Special thanks go to Dr. Carol Grench and her staff , who assisted Peggy and her family through 15 years of the heartbreaking decline of Alzheimer’s disease.