Peggy Lynn Stieneke, 37, of Holstein, passed away Monday, July 6, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with Pastor Bob Stoudt officiating. Burial will be in the Sunset View Cemetery at Washta. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m., with the family present from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. On line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com.
Peggy was born Jan. 17, 1972 at Cherokee, to Marvin and Judy (Huffman) Stieneke. She was baptized on May 5, 1984 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Quimby. She graduated from Willow Community Schools in the Class of 1990, and was working as a residential staff worker for Ida Services Inc. in Holstein at the time of her death. She was a resident of Holstein the past 10 years, and prior to this lived in Quimby. Peggy was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents and maternal grandfather, and is survived by her fiancÈ, Yancy Smith and his children Dalton and Mellissa Smith of Holstein; her mother, Judy Stieneke of Washta; her father , Marvin Stieneke of Washta; her maternal grandmother, Lela Huffman of Washta; her sisters and brother: Nita Stieneke of Washta, Wanda Stieneke of Cherokee, Darlene "Sis" Stieneke of Washta, Susan and Shawn Allen of Ariz., Bryan Stieneke of Washta and Rachel and Zach Goettsch of Holstein; seven nieces; four nephews; and two aunts.