Peggy L. Bourbon, 87, passed away on March 8, 2019
Peggy L. Bourbon, 87, of El Dorado, passed away at her home on Friday, March 8, 2019.
Her family will gather with friends from 5-7 p.m. on Friday at the Carlson Colonial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, at the First Presbyterian Church. Internment will be in Sunset Lawns Cemetery, El Dorado.
Peggy was born on Oct. 18, 1931 in Ainsworth, Neb., the daughter of Otto and Pearl (Penning) Lohse. Peggy was a 1950 graduate of El Dorado High School and attended Butler County Community College for further education. She was united in marriage to Stanley D. Bourbon on July 28, 1956 in El Dorado. Stanley and Peggy operated a hotel and a barbershop in El Dorado for several years; they delivered the Wichita Eagle for several years, and for the last 31 years Peggy was worked for Walmart in the fabric department. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and supporter of the Arbor Day Foundation. Peggy was an excellent cook and baker; an avid gardener and was always on the go.
Her greatest joy was her family which includes: her daughter Mary Bourbon of McCloud, Okla.; grandchildren, Stephen (Donella) Bourbon of Ponca City, Okla., Samantha Bourbon of Manhattan, Kan., and Sierra Boone of El Dorado; great grandchildren, Sylas and River Bourbon; brother, Jim Lohse of El Dorado; sister, Judy Elrich of Auburn, Kan.; son in law, Brad (Schrandra) Boone of El Dorado; and beloved dog Domino.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and love of her life, her husband Stanley.
Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to St. Jude’s Childrens Research Hospital. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Peggy at www.carlsoncolonial.com.