Margaret L. ‘Peggy’ Huss

Margaret L. “Peggy” Huss, 91, resident of Heritage Health in Normal, Ill., died peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. She was born May 8, 1923, in Jersey Shore, the daughter of James H. and Harriet Brown Cooney. She was a 1941 graduate of Jersey Shore High School.

Peggy was formally employed as a secretary by the Grit Publishing Company, by Dr. R.H. Williams and by Simon Resources. She was a former member of Christ Episcopal Church and the Top of the Hill Club.

Peggy was predeceased by her parents; her first husband, Grant Peterson; second husband, Allamon B. Huss; and three brothers, Brown L. Cooney, James F. Cooney and Robert F. Cooney.

She is survived by two daughters, Dr. Rebecca Huss-Keeler (Terry), of Houston, Texas and Dr. Judith Briggs, of Normal, Ill.; two grandchildren, Morgan and Max Briggs, of Chicago, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.

Burial will be in the Jersey Shore Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Donations in Peggy’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the SPCA.

Submitted by family.