Margaret Ann “Peggy” Keating Morgan, 75, of Overland Park, Kan., passed away Oct. 26, 2010, at her home.
Peggy was born Feb. 9, 1935, in Loup City, to Paul and Stella Keating.
She graduated from St. Mary’s Cathedral School in Grand Island, and attended Mount St. Scholastica College in Atchison, Kan.
Peggy was proud of her Irish upbringing and was a devout Catholic. She had an interest in the arts and was instrumental in a number of organizations throughout the community. She served as Administrator of the Arts Council of Johnson County. She co-founded the Poetry on the Bus Program, as well as a variety of events and programs for the arts. She was a founder of The Whole Person, an organization geared to assisting people with disabilities. Her volunteer work included Habitat for Humanity, Girl Scouts, Cerebral Palsy, Johnson County Mental Health, Menorah Medical and Shawnee Mission Medical Center. She was a member of Fine Arts Singles and Village Singles.
Her greatest passion and source of pride was her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her children and their spouses, Kathleen Middleton-Orel and husband, Dennis Orel, Kelly and Mitch Morgan, Krystyn and Robert Morgan; along with eight grandchildren, Brooks Morgan, Justin Orel, Keith Middleton, Eric Middleton, Collin Morgan, Adrianne Orel, Davis Morgan, and Tyler Morgan; cousins, Mike McGinn and Butch McGinn, of Dunning.
Mass of Christian Burial was at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Overland Park, Kan., Oct. 29, 2010.
In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Please offer condolences at mcgilleyhogememorial-chapel.com.