Peggy Kats
Peggy Kats
Peggy A. Kats, 65, rural Rochester, passed away at 2:20 a.m. Monday, March 13, 2017, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.

She was born on Dec. 14, 1951, in Fulton County, to John and Patsy (Alspaugh) Jackson. In 1994, she married William Kats. He preceded her in death in 2006.

Peggy was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, baking and gardening.

Survivors include her daughters, Dana Jackson, Warsaw, and Nicole Kats and husband Travis Fisher, Warsaw; her mother, Patsy and husband Terry Cave, Rochester; her father, John and wife Marilyn Jackson, Macy; 10 grandchildren; her sister, Doris Lewis, Rochester; her half sisters, Brenda and Kandi; and her half brothers, Dale and Danny.

She was preceded in death by her son, Brent Jackson; and her brother, Don Jackson.

Her funeral service is 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Hartzler Funeral Home, 305 W. Rochester St., Akron, with Pastor Kathy Nelson officiating. Her final remembrance place will be in the Athens Cemetery. Visitation is 5 p.m. to the time of the service March 22 at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron.

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