6 N Main • Caldwell, KS • 620-845-6424
June 9, 1933 ~ May 27, 2018
Peggy Jean (Jones) Jelinek was born June 9, 1933 in Anthony, KS. She was the youngest child born to Albert and Marian (Jeffries) Jones. She graduated from Anthony High School and later went to cosmetology school. She married Joe Jelinek on June 7, 1952 in Phoenix City, Alabama and to this union they were blessed with two children, Marilyn and Richard.
Peggy spent several years working at Cessna and also had her own beauty shop in downtown Anthony, KS. Her most memorable years were raising her kids while working alongside Joe on the farm, custom harvesting, and managing their fertilizer business. Peggy was active in many groups within her community from the local Saddle Club to knitting groups. After retirement, Peggy and Joe spent time with grandkids and traveled some. She and Joe loved to go to the casinos along with their friends Chuck and Barbara Holomek.
Peggy was very artistic and loved creating different arts and crafts. She painted, sketched, knitted, sculpted, basket-weaved, and sewed many clothes for her family. She also loved animals, especially her horse Billy Chick and dog Sparky. Peggy also enjoyed gardening beside Joe.
Peggy passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 at the hospital in Anthony, KS at the age of 84. She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Marian Jones; her son, Richard Jelinek; brother, Willis Jones; sisters, Nadine Clark and Genevieve Barber and two great-grandchildren.
Peggy will be deeply missed by her husband, Joe Jelinek of Bluff City, Ks; daughter, Marilyn Osborn and husband Jerry of Oxford, KS; daughter-in-law, Susan Jelinek of Anthony, KS; grandchildren, Stacie Osborn of Oxford, KS, Scott Osborn of Oxford KS, Sara Reneau of Medford, OK, Nicole Blair of Anthony, KS, Adam Jelinek and wife Jennifer of Bloomington, IL; great-grandchildren, Ariel Wilcox, Mikkie Neilson, Bradi Osborn, Dallton and Dalen Blair, Nicholas and Kaitlyn Jelinek, Richard Nowell, Raylee and Jesse Reneau; sister, Mary Ann Johnson and many friends and family.
I am at peace, my soul’s at rest. There is no need for tears for with your love I was so blessed for all those many years.
The Family of Peggy Jelinek
Memorials may be given in memory of Peggy to the Bluff City Community Building and left in care of the mortuary.
A funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018 at the Schaeffer Mortuary Chapel, Caldwell, Kansas.