Margaret M. (Peg) Scott

March 06, 1939 - May 24, 2016

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Thursday, May 26, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel

Friday, May 27, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel


Friday, May 27, 1:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel


Margaret M. “Peg” Scott, 77, of Kendallville died Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Lutheran Life Villages, Kendallville.

She was a lifetime area resident.

Mrs. Scott was the first surgical technician at McCray Memorial Hospital in Kendallville. She later was the branch office administrator for Edward D. Jones in Kendallville for 20 years.

She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Kendallville, Tri Kappa, and Sigma Eta. She was also a volunteer for Parkview Noble Hospice. Her great love of music led her to be the organist at the First Presbyterian Church in Kendallville for over 50 years.

Peg was named the Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow while in high school in 1957. She enjoyed cooking, canning, gardening, and researching her family heritage. She loved traveling, especially to northern Michigan and to Scotland, which was her family home. She appreciated all of nature and caring for others by frequently taking casseroles to their homes.

She was born March 6, 1939, in Kendallville to Clarence C. and Maxine (May) Gillian. They preceded her in death.

She married Richard “Dick” Slough, M.D. He preceded her in death on April 29, 1967. She then married Raymond L. “Ray” Scott. He survives in Kendallville.

Also surviving are a three daughters, Gretchen Slough Bradley of Kendallville. Tammy (Jim) Stephens of Williamstown, Massachusetts, and Dr. Loren Brooks of Medway, Massachusetts; and two grandchildren, Gabriel Stephens and Abigail Stephens.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jack Gillian.

Funeral services will be Friday, May 27, 2016, at 1 p.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Rev. Dr. Robert Shriner of St. John Lutheran Church in Kendallville officiating. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery, Kendallville.

Calling is Thursday, May 26, 2016, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Preferred memorials are to Visiting Nurse, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46814 or Lutheran Life Villages Auxiliary, 351 North Allen Chapel Road, Kendallville, Indiana, 46755.

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Bob Moore
June 23rd, 2016 9:03pm
Danville, IN 46122

Dear Ray and all, My prayers are with you and you all know that Peg is in a better place with God's arms wrapped around her and the pain is gone. God Bless, Bon

Diane Jones
May 30th, 2016 4:49pm
Cut Bank, Montana

Very sorry to hear about your loss....Peg was a wonderful woman & I pray for you and your family. God Bless You, Ray.....

Deborah Ackerman
May 29th, 2016 4:36pm

Ray, so sorry for your loss.

Eddie York
May 27th, 2016 4:47pm
Fort Wayne, IN

Gretchen, I'm very sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Rick Sherck
May 27th, 2016 12:11pm
Albion, IN

Ray, Sorry to hear about your lose. I won't be able to attend the viewing, however I would like to visit with you sometime next week. I will be praying for you and your family.

Mark & Jeanne Pankop
May 27th, 2016 3:33am


Sue Abbs
May 27th, 2016 3:00am
St. Augustine, FL

My thoughts are with you all. Hang on to the happy memories.

Lynn and Lois Liebing
May 26th, 2016 8:25pm


Stephanie (Hornett) Lahr
May 26th, 2016 7:36pm
Fort Wayne, IN

Gretchen, I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom. Keep precious memories close to your heart and she will be with you always.

David & Lori Preston
May 26th, 2016 6:13pm

My condolences to the family, sorry for your loss.

Melissa Carpenter
May 26th, 2016 3:31pm
Freedom Academy

Ray & Tammy, Our thoughts go out to you at this time of loss. May your wonderful memories of Peg keep you strong. Melissa

Glenda Stevens
May 26th, 2016 12:41pm
Kendallville, In

Peg will be missed along with seeing you often Ray at LLV. So sorry for your loss. God Bless

Liliane (McIntosh) Heller
May 26th, 2016 4:30am
Great Barrington, MA

Love you to the moon and back....forever and ever❤️

Missy Branham
May 26th, 2016 2:37am

Ray, I'm sorry to hear of Pegs passing. She loved you dearly and I'm happy to have taken care of her.

Don and Diane Scharlach
May 26th, 2016 2:09am
Ft. Wayne

Uncle Ray, So sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and all of your family. May you feel His presence in all you are going through. God Bless. Love you.

Jerry & Patsy Kessler
May 26th, 2016 1:48am

Ray and family you are in our prayers.

Craig and Sandi Fischer
May 26th, 2016 1:28am
Beaufort, SC

Ray and Gretchen - Our love and prayers are sent to you. We have many treasured memories of Peg. May God give you comfort and peace.

Ann and Chuck Haffner
May 26th, 2016 1:08am
Syracuse, IN

Ray, please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I have so many fond memories of Peg from the time we were children.

Judy Campbell
May 26th, 2016 12:30am

Ray and Gretchen, So very sorry to hear about your loss.

Kay Douglas
May 25th, 2016 11:32pm
New York City

Gretchen and Ray, sending you heartfelt condolences. Peg's beautiful creative life-force lives on in all of us. I am grateful to have known her. she enriched my life. Love always, Kay

Heather Garman
May 25th, 2016 11:17pm
Fort Wayne, IN

Gretchen, We are thinking about you and lifting you and your family in prayer. With love, Jim and Heather Garman

Cassandra Jones
May 25th, 2016 10:30pm
Hamilton, In

I am sorry to hear about your mother.

Duane and Marilynn Smith
May 25th, 2016 10:28pm
The Villages Fl 32162

Ray and family our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time

Traci (Campbell) Hinton
May 25th, 2016 10:12pm
Anderson, IN

Prayers to you and your family. Hope you find peace knowing that she is in a better place.

Beth Vanderbeck
May 25th, 2016 9:49pm
Charleston, SC

I have great memories of Aunt Peg, most of them made while sitting around the kitchen table at our house on State Street. She is resting with her Lord.

May 25th, 2016 6:03pm
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sorry for your loss you are in our thoughts and prayers

Lynette and Dale
May 25th, 2016 5:27pm
Auburn, IN

Gretchen and Ray, Peg will live on in our hearts. I have so many fond memories of her. You're in our prayers and thoughts.

Kim and Mark Harris
May 25th, 2016 5:11pm
Brownsburg, IN

Gretchen, We were so sorry to hear about your mom. I really can't remember a time when she wasn't in my life. She was a mom to me too and cared for me just like any mom would. I have so many great memories of her. She will truly be missed. Always thinking of you...

Hertha Meyer
May 25th, 2016 5:09pm
Kendallville, IN

She was a driving force in many of our projects. Now she has her reward.

Pamela McCreary
May 25th, 2016 3:47pm
Kendallville IN

She was a lovely person. I will miss her .

Linda Davis
May 25th, 2016 2:26pm

Thoughts and prayers for you and the family Ray!

Jim & Barbara Baldwin
May 25th, 2016 1:26pm

Ray, our thoughts and prayers are with both you and family.

Jim & Rita Coats
May 25th, 2016 1:06pm

Ray, You and your family have our sincerest sympathy. Peg was a wonderful lady, and I enjoyed seeing you often at LLV.

May 25th, 2016 11:51am
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Becky Daniels
May 25th, 2016 11:50am

Ray - So sorry to hear. Peg was such a wonderful lady. Prayers to you and your family

Ron & Tracy Stanley
May 25th, 2016 2:28am

Ray, We are so sorry to hear this. We are praying for you and family.

Jim & Rita Coats
May 25th, 2016 1:45am

Laura Hammel Bailey
May 24th, 2016 10:29pm

Ray and family~sending our prayers,and our love. Laura Hammel Bailey