Peggy L. Drook

August 7, 1946 ~ January 25, 2020 (age 73)


Peggy L. Drook, 73, of Wabash, passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at her residence.  She was born in Marion, Indiana on August 7, 1946, to the late Alva & Verda (Hiatt) Manning.  

Peggy was a 1964 graduate of Southwood High School.  She married John H. Drook on January 31, 1964; he passed away on December 16, 2004.  Peggy worked as a pharmacy technician at the Wabash County Hospital and Walgreens in Wabash.  She also worked as a homemaker taking care of her family.  Peggy was a member of St. Matthews United Church of Christ.  She was active with the Policeman's wives' group.  

Peggy was an avid Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears and Purdue Boilermakers fan.  Peggy lived for taking care and being with her family.  She greatly enjoyed following her grandchildren's, Tyler and Bryce, baseball games.  

Peggy is survived by one son, Andrew (Paula) Drook, of Marietta, Georgia; one daughter, Deann (Todd) Hill, of Wabash; grandchildren, Tyler (Jenna) Drook, of Wabash, Paige Hill, of Wabash; Bryce Hill, of Wabash; Marin (Caleb) Coffman, of Sedalia, Colorado, John Drook, Jerald Drook and Jacob Drook, all of Marietta, Georgia; one great-grandchild, Pryor Drook, of Wabash; brother, Danny (Edna) Manning, of Wabash; sisters, Sally Cruzen, of Fort Worth, Texas and Connie Smith, of Lagro; her cairn terrier and constant companion, Wrigley.  She was preceded in death by her husband, brother, Donald " Skip" Manning and sister, Bonnie Tucker.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Pastor Richard Olson officiating.  Burial will follow at St. Peters Cemetery in Urbana.  

Visitation for family and friends will be from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at the funeral home.  

Preferred memorials are to the Wabash County Animal Shelter, Inc., 810 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.  

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January 28, 2020

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
January 29, 2020

11:00 AM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992


Wabash County Animal Shelter, Inc.
810 Manchester Avenue, Wabash IN 46992
Tel: 1-260-563-3511

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