FAIRFAX, Va. — Peggy Dulin, 84, of Manassas, Va., and formerly of Oskaloosa, died Monday, June 10, 2013, at the Fairfax Nursing Center in Fairfax, Va.
She was born March 15, 1929, in Oskaloosa, the daughter of Glenn T. “Pete” and Anne Shaw Peterson. She graduated from the Oskaloosa High School with the class of 1947. Peggy worked at the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office in the late 1940s and early 1950s for Sheriff Jim Harvey. On Oct. 21, 1950, she was united in marriage to Robert P. Dulin in Oskaloosa; Robert died Nov. 23, 2003. Peggy also worked as a part-time bookkeeper for her husband and his uncle Raymond Ellis, at Ellis Distributing in Oskaloosa. Peggy enjoyed gardening, playing cards, playing golf, watching golf and knitting. She had a great love for animals of all kinds and especially cats. She was a member of Elmhurst Country Club and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Her family includes her two daughters: Kimberly Ann Dulin (and Richard Cutler), of Arlington, Mass., and Jane Dulin (and Robert Mancini), of Manassas, Va.; two granddaughters: Marissa Mancini, of Manassas, Va., and Anna C. Cutler, of Boston, Mass.; two cousins: Robert Peterson, of Lincoln, Neb., and Barbara Erquist, of Grinnell.
She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 14, at 1:30 p.m. in the Bates Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ron Hodges officiating. Burial will follow in the Forest Cemetery in Oskaloosa. The Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will open Thursday after 2 p.m. at the Bates Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa and the family will be at the funeral chapel from 5-7 Thursday evening to greet friends and relatives.
Memorials may be made to Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter or Mahaska Hospice.