Peggy A. McBride

Sep 25, 2019
McBride, Peggy news


11:00 a.m. Monday, September 30, 2019 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 501 Sycamore St., La Porte City 


Public visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Monday at St. Paul United Methodist Church.  La Porte City Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


West View Cemetery


May be directed to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 501 Sycamore St., La Porte City, IA 50651.


Peggy A. McBride, age 80, of La Porte City, died Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at  La Porte City Specialty Care.

She was born March 24, 1939 in rural Vail, Iowa, the daughter of Waldo Seymore and Lucille Eleanor Algore Carlson.  Peggy graduated from La Porte City High School with the Class of 1957 and attended college at the University of Texas.  She was united in marriage with Junior L. McBride on May 24, 1985 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa.  He preceded her in death on October 21, 2016.

Peggy was a legal secretary for most of her career and she retired as a legal assistant.  She was a past Secretary/Treasurer for La Porte City Cemetery Association and spent many happy hours quilting.  Peggy and Junior enjoyed traveling together and were members of the Midwest Tool Collectors, organizing and attending many tool shows.

Survivors include four step daughters, Ellen Pursell of Citrus Heights, CA, Lurene (Jeff) Swalve of Estherville, IA, Marla Hanna of La Porte City and June (Mike) Arbuckle of Georgetown, IL.; two grandchildren, Katy Pursell of Sacramento, CA and Jesse Pursell of Citrus Heights, CA; five step grandchildren; six step great grandchildren and six step great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Junior; three sons-in-law, Jim Turpin, Richard Pursell and James Hanna, Sr.; and a sister-in-law, Earlene McBride.

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  1. joan krafka meany | Sep 29, 2019

    My sincere condolences to each of you Ellen, Lurene, Marla and June. 

    Joan Krafka Meany

  2. Marilyn Timmons | Sep 27, 2019

    Peggy spoke with me at my Mom’s funeral and I

    will always treasure those words and her sincerity.

    Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  3. Katherine Zuck | Sep 27, 2019

    So sorry for your loss.


    Alice Zuck

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