May 28, 1937 - January 19, 2022
Peggy J. Schlapper, 84, passed away on Wednesday Jan. 19, 2022 in Lincolnshire, IL. She was born May 28, 1937 in Lexington, MO and grew up on her family farm in Wellington, MO. Peggy was a graduate of Lexington High School in 1955, the University of Missouri in 1959, where she was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority and received her Master’s degree from the University of Illinois in 1965. Following graduation, Peggy was a model with the Patricia Stevens Modeling Agency and had taught home economics for ten years in Rockford, Champaign and later at Libertyville High School. Following teaching, she took real estate classes at CLC and this proved to be her true calling. She worked for 40 years as a Realtor in Lake County, spending many years at Re/Max Suburban and Baird Warner Real Estate in Libertyville. Peggy enjoyed travel, taking many visits to Europe and enjoyed sitting in her backyard with her friends, taking care of her flowers and feeding her birds. She loved going to restaurants with her friends, family and grandchildren and attended over 1000 Libertyville youth sporting events watching her grandchildren play sports at LHS. Surviving is her son, David (Wendy O’Linn) Schlapper; 6 grandchildren, Ethan (Carly Rousso) Schlapper, Matthew and Jonathan Schlapper; Kelly (Frank DeLauro) O'Linn, Kevin (Amanda) O'Linn and Ryan O’Linn; Great Grand daughter, Kaylee; her sister Donna Preston and brother Ronald Oberhelman. Visitation will begin at 2:00 pm followed by a memorial service at 4:00 pm on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave. (Rt. 176, one block west of Milwaukee Ave.) Libertyville. Interment followed by a celebration of her life will be held later this summer. Memorial contributions can be made to the Cradle Foundation, 2049 Ridge Ave. Evanston, IL 60201 or the Lake County Haven, PO Box 127, Libertyville, IL 60048. Info: 847-362-3009 or please share a memory at www.burnettdane.com.
Peggy J. Schlapper, 84, passed away on Wednesday Jan. 19, 2022 in Lincolnshire, IL. She was born May 28, 1937 in Lexington, MO and grew up on her family farm in Wellington, MO. Peggy was a graduate of Lexington High School in 1955, the University... View Obituary & Service Information
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