[Histonet] Peggy Wenk's passing
mbmphoto <@t> gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 11:37:23 CDT 2014
I am so so sorry to hear this news. I knew of Peggy's dedication to the field of histology &
her knowledge of it. She was a lovely lovely person. My sincere sympathies to you Lee
and the rest of Peggy's family and friends.
San Francisco, California
On Jul 28, 2014, at 6:47 AM, Lee & Peggy Wenk wrote:
> It is my sad duty to tell you that Peggy Wenk passed away peacefully
> Saturday morning. Her husband and companion of 37 years and her
> sister (from Bend,OR) were there.
> As you know Peggy had a large influence in the world of Histology.
> She also put herself into her church serving over the years as
> a nursery school director, Lay Eucharistic Minister and on the vestry.
> She sang enthusiastically in the choir and played in the newly formed
> bell choir.
> Because of our love of books, we both volunteered at the local library.
> We helped collect books, sort them and then helped to sell them; raising
> funds for the library's use.
> There will be two memorial services: one here in Michigan for all her
> local family and coworkers, the second in southern California (a burial
> at sea). We are asking that no flowers be sent; instead Peggy has
> specified (she and her sister planned the funeral several months ago)
> three different charitable organizations in lieu of flowers.
> St. Mary’s-in-the-Hills Episcopal Church (Peggy's church)
> Shades of Pink Foundation (financial aid to local breast cancer patients)
> Peggy A. Wenk Endowed Scholarship for Histotechnology at Oakland University
> Please respond to this email if you'd like more information on the
> services or on giving (or to lee <@t> lpwenk.net).
> Lee Wenk (Mr. Peggy Wenk;)
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