Area Obituary: Stretch


Juanita M. “Peggy” Stretch, 94 of Bloomington and formerly of Colfax, died at 8:40pm, Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Gibson Area Hospital, Gibson City.

A private family burial will take place at Wiley Cemetery, Colfax at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association. Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Colfax, is assisting with arrangements.

Peg was born July 23, 1925 in Farmer City, a daughter to Fred and Madge Sparrow. She married Robert Logan Stretch on December 3, 1945 in Colfax. He preceded her in death on October 7, 1988.

Survivors include her son, Bob (Marge) Stretch of Bluffton, SC; two daughters, Phyllis (Larry) Powell of Tipton, IA and Carolyn (Rick) Balzarini of Los Angeles, CA and 8 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren and many great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and great-great-great grandchildren.

She was a member of Colfax Christian Church.

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