Margaret A. (Peg) Arney

July 18, 1936 - July 10, 2014

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Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 11 a.m. in St. Gaspar Catholic Church, Rome City

Calling: Monday, July 14, 2014 - 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. in the funeral home and one hour prior to services at the church. Rosary service at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home
Margaret A. “Peg” Arney, 77, of Waldron Lake, Rome City died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at 4:29 p.m. in her residence.

Mrs. Arney retired from Dana Corp. in Fort Wayne after 33 ½ years.

She was a member of St. Gaspar Catholic Church in Rome City and the Rome City American Legion Post 381 Auxiliary. She was an active volunteer with Helping Hands in Rome City.

Peg greatly enjoyed living on the lake. She often said her life was a party since 1967, the year she and her husband moved to Waldron Lake. She also enjoyed shopping. She dearly loved life, her family and friends, and especially her great-grandchildren.

She was born July 18, 1936, in Fort Wayne to Henry G. and Hazel G. (Price) Neuhaus.

On August 15, 1958, in Fort Wayne she married Thomas G. Arney. He preceded her in death on September 27, 2006.

Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Tami and James “Buzz” Junk of Huntertown; two granddaughters, Jenny (J.R.) Melcher of Fort Wayne and Crystal (Tom) Andrews of Huntertown; four great-grandchildren, Dylan Melcher, Ethan Melcher, Sybela Raine Andrews, and Alexis Andrews; two brothers, George A. (Lois) Neuhaus of New Haven and Thomas (Mary Ann) Neuhaus of Fort Wayne; and a sister-in-law, Clancy Neuhaus of Fort Wayne.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Richard “Dick” Neuhaus.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at 11 a.m. in St. Gaspar Catholic Church, Rome City with Father Bernard Ramenaden officiating. Private burial will be in St. Gaspar Catholic Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mike Kurtz, Gary Baker, Ned Lichtsinn, Tom Andrews, J.R. Melcher, and Kevin Stephenson.

Calling is Monday, July 14, 2014, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville and one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. A Rosary service will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to St. Jude Hospital, Helping Hands in Rome City, or St. Gaspar Catholic Church.

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Clancy Neuhaus
July 13th, 2014 12:40am
Fort Wayne

We'll have that birthday lunch together on that gold lined table later, maybe with Dick and Tom. Tami, your mother certainly was a class act. She made me feel like her sister. Love you and I'm certainly thinking of you.

Larry & Anna First
July 12th, 2014 4:38pm
Ft. Wayne, IN

To Tom, George and Peg's entire family: Larry & I are so sorry to learn of her death. She was a friendly & warm woman. She will be forever missed! Enjoy those chocolate covered cashews up there, but save some for us.

Jeff & Lisa Snyder
July 12th, 2014 1:10am
Waldron lake

A friend,neighbor, and long time resident has went home to the Lord. Her friendly hello's and joyfull attitude will be greatly missed by all. Our deepest condolance to the family.

July 12th, 2014 12:10am
Bald Head Island NC via Waldro

Dear Tam, Buzz and Family, Scott and I send our sincere condolences. I know the pain your are feeling at this moment and yet the joy that your Mom is not suffering. We will keep your family in our prayers. The days ahead are not easy and you will reach for the phone more than once to call and realize you cannot. Thinking of Peg will always bring a smile to our face. Waldron Lake will not be the same. Becky (Wick) & Scott Starks

Mike & Kim Davis
July 11th, 2014 11:46pm
Churubusco In

Dear Tammy & Buzz. We are so sorry to hear about your mom. Our prayers are with you. Your mom was a sweetheart.. Until you meet again may she rest in the arms of Jesus. Love Mike & Kiml