James W. Peppey passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014, at the age of 91 years. Beloved husband of 66 years of Patricia (Nee Tebo). Father of the late Bill (Lynn) Peppey, Jeanne (Steve) Lowry, Robert (Darryl Kitagawa)Peppey of Los Angeles, Claudia (Michael Farnsworth) Peppey of Minneapolis, Christopher (Brooke) Peppey of Wilmette, IL. and Katie (Chris) Loss. Grandpa of Jeremy, Josie and Liam (Missy Kraby) Lowry, Margaret (David) Michaels, Jane Peppey, Dylan Loss, James Nathan Peppey, Willie Peppey, Marion Loss and James Farnsworth. Great-Grandpa of Jacob and Maximillian. Brother-in-law of Rosemary (the late John) Klemmer. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relative and friends.
Visitation Friday 4PM-7PM at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday 10AM at St. Gregory the Great Church, 3160 S. 63rd St. Please meet at the church. Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Jim was a funeral director for over 50 years and was the proud co-founder with John Klemmer of Tebo-Peppey-Klemmer Funeral Home. He was a proud Marine serving during WWII, an avid artist and wood carver and an active member of St. Gregory’s including the Penance Committee and choir. Jim’s family would like to thank the staff at Hickory Park for all their loving care. Heritage Funeral Home Klemmer-Scheuerell- Johnson-Reiss 6615 W. Oklahoma.