Peggy (Walters) Pugmire

Peggy Ann (Walters) Pugmire, 74, passed away December 11, 2023. A funeral service was held Saturday, December 16 at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories in Cedar Rapids. Entombment followed at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery in Cedar Rapids.

Peggy was born February 26, 1949 at the Waukon hospital to Leon W. and Dorothy (Lloyd) Walters. Peggy graduated from Regis High School in Cedar Rapids in 1967. She began her employment with Collins Radio Company.

She married James W. Pugmire at St. Matthews in Cedar Rapids. They started a general contracting company (Pugmire Quality Homes), where they sold and built prebuilt and conventional built homes, of which she was a partner while also retaining her employment with Rockwell Collins. She gave birth to Lisa M. Pugmire (Sherman). Peggy divorced in 1976.

Peggy loved spending time with family and friends. She enjoyed home remodeling, landscaping projects, walking, hiking, traveling, boating, swimming and craft projects. She had a wonderful sense of humor.

Peggy is survived by her daughter, Lisa M. Sherman; her brother, Dale F. Walters; her sister-in-law, Donna Walters; her nephews, Brian C. (Hillerie) Walters and Danny Walters; and her niece, Dana Walters.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her granddaughter, Mikayla M. Sherman; her brother, Donald J. Walters; her nieces, Kimberly Walters and Karleene Walters; and her grandparents, John J. and Stella B. (McNally) Lloyd and Cloy and Ethel (Rush) Walters.

Peggy’s family would like to thank Mercy Medical Center, Hall Perrine and Oldorf Hospice House; especially Dr. Samuel Wood and staff for their tireless efforts during her long-term illness.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hall Perrine/Mercy Medical Center.  Online condolences may be directed to the family at under Obituaries.