March 4, 1943 ~ May 9, 2020 (age 77)


Peggy Joyce Countryman Petersen, 77, of Troy, passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2020.  She was born on March 4, 1943 in Chewelah, WA.  Her family moved to Troy, Montana shortly after her birth.  She attended school in Troy.  She moved to Washington and raised her family there. 

The loves of Peggy’s life were here grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and Swedish Weaving. She entertained her family and friends with her beautiful voice.  She was an active member of a country western band that played at numerous RV Parks along the Colorado River.  She lived and loved life with her husband Jerry for 51 years.  She was loved by many and will be greatly missed. She will be forever in her family’s hearts.

Peggy was preceded in death by a son Shane Clark, her parents Luke and Ollie Jean Countryman, sisters Patricia Christenson and Pamela LeCount.

Survivors include her husband Gerald Peterson, Troy; children Coralynn (Troy) Myers, Cle Elum, WA; David Clark, Duvall, WA; Holly (Larry) Turney, Carnation, WA; Steven Clark, Monroe, WA; brother Dennis Countryman, Troy; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Milnor Lake Cemetery in Troy.  Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby.  Online condolences and memories may be shared at

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Graveside Service
May 16, 2020

1:00 PM
Milnor Lake Cemetery

Troy, Montana 59935

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