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1935 Peggy 2021

Peggy J. Goss "The Cake Lady"

September 18, 1935 — December 2, 2021

She was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on September 18, 1935, to the late Raymond and Martha (Jensen) Higginbotham. Peggy graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School with the class of 1953 and a longtime cake baker and decorator.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband LaVerne Goss; son, Mark Goss; brother, Dr. Robert Higginbotham; granddaughter, Laura Behrens; brother-in-law, John Stewart.

Peggy is survived by her children, Cecelia Behrens (Richard), Teresa Wickersham (Brian), Martin Goss (Charlene); sister, Linda Stewart; brother, Dr. Dennis Higginbotham (Timee); sister-in-law, Mary Jo Higginbotham; brother-in-law, David Goss (Elaine); grandchildren, great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other family and friends.

Visitation is at the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home on Monday December 6, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Funeral service is at the funeral home on Tuesday December 7, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. Interment is in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to Wings of Hope or EveryStep Hospice.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, December 6, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home and Crematory

1221 North 16th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home and Crematory

1221 North 16th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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Burial

Memorial Park Cemetery - Council Bluffs, Iowa

1350 E Pierce St, Phoenix, AZ 85006

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