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Peggy B. Smith

January 1, 1970 - November 1, 2007

Peggy Bosie Smith,

SPRINGFIELD – Peggy Bosie Smith, a lifelong resident of Springfield, died at 2:43 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, at St. John’s Hospice.

She was born in Springfield, the daughter of Roland and Mildred Anning Monroe. She married William D. Bosie in 1938; he preceded her in death in 1970. She later married Douglas Smith. Her parents and a son, William D. Bosie Jr., also preceded her in death.
Mrs. Smith was a waitress and worked for the U.S. Postal Service. She retired from the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Surviving are her husband, Douglas Smith of Springfield; four daughters, Mary Ellen Davis, Linda Spangler and Jo Anne (companion, Jerry) Wendling, all of Springfield, and Kathy (husband, Greg) Boston of Riverton; three sons, James (companion, Laura) Bosie and Daniel (wife, Sheryl) Bosie, both of Springfield, and Steven (wife, Lou) Bosie of Sherman; stepchildren, Marietta Kuhl, Carla Hilmes, Karen Jansen and Timothy and Jeffrey Smith, all of Breese; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several cousins.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2007, at Staab Funeral Home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, at Staab Funeral Home, with Robert Green officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association.

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