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Peggy Gene (Ballard) Fimbinger

September 13, 2012
The Mining Journal

HARRISON, Mich. - Peggy G. (Ballard) Fimbinger (December 19, 1924-September 10, 2012), age 87, of Harrison, Michigan, died Monday, September 10, 2012 at the Brook Retirement Community in Cheboygan, Michigan.

Born December 19, 1924 in Dearborn, Michigan, she was the daughter of Caesar and Julia (Schmyser) Ballard. She graduated from Fordson High School in 1942. After high school she attended the Detroit Business College and pursued a secretarial studies program. On November 3, 1945 she married Emil Fimbinger in Dearborn, Michigan. She was employed as a bookkeeper, a secretary, and also worked as the Friend of the Court in Cheboygan, Michigan, retiring in 1980. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed crocheting, bowling, golf, shopping and visiting with family and friends. She was always willing to attend any gathering of family or friends at a moment's notice where she would help make the occasion quite memorable in her own special way.

She was proceeded in death by her husband, Emil Fimbinger.

Survivors include: two sons: Russell (Elizabeth) Fimbinger of Marion, Michigan and Kenneth (Sheila) Fimbinger of Cheboygan, Michigan; one sister: Betty Burger of Belleville, Michigan; six grandchildren: Jessica (Ralph) Farver of Cheboygan, Amanda (Rob) Viau of Springfield, Missouri, Josef (Kelli) Fimbinger of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, Peter Fimbinger of White Cloud, Michigan, Nicholas (Breanne) Fimbinger of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Myles Fimbinger of Cheboygan; and six great-grandchildren: Marissa Thorn, Madison and Warren Farver, Grant and Calista Viau, and Josef Fimbinger.

A Funeral Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at St. Athanasius Catholic Church in Harrison, Michigan, with Father Noel Rudy as Celebrant. According to Mrs. Fimbinger's wishes, her body was donated to the Department of Anatomical Donation at Michigan State University.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Athanasius Church in Harrison or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements were entrusted to the Stocking Funeral Home in Harrison, Michigan (989) 539-7810.



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