September 3, 2016
Peggy Spillman, 94, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 5:15 p.m., Saturday, September 3rd, 2016 while in the company of family members, at Holiday Resort, Salina, Kansas. Peggy was born in Marquette, Kansas on August 17, 1922, a daughter of Ollie Eugenia (Carlson) and Julius Ferdinand Burnison.Peggy attended the Marquette grade schools, Marquette, Kansas and graduated from McPherson High School, McPherson, Kansas. She then attended Trinity Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing, Kansas City, Missouri.She was a member of Elim Lutheran Church Marquette, Kansas. Peggy honorably served in the U.S. Army as a Lt in WW II. Peggy was stationed in England with the 118 General Hospital, from 1943 to 1944 in Cirenchester, England where she was a Registered Nurse. Peggy was a Registered Nurse for the Bonner Springs School District, Bonner Springs, Kansas. She was a home maker and she took great pride in providing for her family. Family members have yet to duplicate her Swedish pancakes. Peggy was a member of Order of Eastern Star, McPherson. Peggy enjoyed singing, reading and working crossword puzzels, game shows, and spending time with her family. Peggy Burnison was united in marriage to Earnest Floyd Spillman on December 7, 1945 at McPherson, Kansas. Earnest died on July 19, 1988. She is survived by her two daughters, Dani Cossette and her husband Jerry, of Salina, Kansas and Marla Spillman, of Fort Myers, Florida; her 12 grandchildren, Sean and Tonya Mills, Jason Mills and Teana Nelson, Chris and Leilani Cossette, Adam and Shannon Cossette, Kristy and Ben Rios, Dustin Spillman, and Shawn Spillman; her 14 great-grandchildren, Katie, Colton, Cade, Collin, Kalynn, Calvin, Elliot, Orrin, Keirah, David, Bradley, Caleb, Blaze, and Logan; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.Peggy was preceded in death by her parents Julius and Ollie Burnison, her husband Earnest Spillman, her son, Craig Earnest Spillman; her brothers, Vincent Burnison, Jule Burnison, Blake Burnison, her sister, Juanita Schmitt, and a special friend George Foster.Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 1 p.m. until service time at Glidden - Ediger Chapel, McPherson. The funeral service will be held at Glidden - Ediger Chapel, McPherson, Kansas, at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 with Pastor James Strasen officiating. The final resting place will be at the McPherson Cemetery McPherson, Kansas with military honors presented by members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2715 and American Legion Post 24, both of McPherson, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Elim Lutheran Church or the McPherson Opera House and they can be sent in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home; 222 West Euclid Street; McPherson, Kansas 67460.
Peggy Spillman, 94, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 5:15 p.m., Saturday, September 3rd, 2016 while in the company of family members, at Holiday Resort, Salina, Kansas. Peggy was born in Marquette, Kansas on August 17, 1922, a daughter of... View Obituary & Service Information
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