Peggie Francis Hudiburg
Peggie F. Hudiburg of Boulder, CO passed away February 16, 2020. She was proceeded in death by her husband of 62 years, Roger. Peggie was a loving wife and mother and a proud grandmother. She was born on Oct. 17, 1938 in Ponca City, OK to John and Lorraine Shiflet. She grew up in Red Rock, OK on a cattle ranch. She loved to tell engaging stories about her Oklahoma roots and life on the ranch. She attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater where she received her BS degree. Peggie taught Home Economics for Boulder Valley School District for 25 years and took great pride in knowing that she helped many students learn lifelong skills and develop a passion for cooking and sewing.
Peggie had a passion for hospitality and all felt loved and welcomed in her home. She loved conversation, preparing food for gatherings, decorating for all seasons and always strived to make friends and family feel loved and supported. One friend shared, "Your mother was one of the most gracious and welcoming people I ever met. It was a pleasure to be in her circle of sunshine." She was always ready with a warm hug, words of encouragement, cookies, and a smile.
Peggie was an amazing cheerleader for family and friends. She called herself the "president of the fan club" for her husband, children, and grandchildren. She was a talented artist and craftswoman and shared many of her creations with loved ones. Her creative work and entrepreneurial spirit merged at times to create several successful and fun businesses.
Another friend shared, "Peggie was a shining star. She has a brightness about her, dressed in style and spent her life beautifying the world." Her home was her museum and masterpiece. She lovingly curated her collections of beautiful things and loved to tell the stories of how art, pottery, paintings, etc. came her way.
Peggie worked tirelessly for peace and justice in the world and was an active member of Cairn Christian Church in Lafayette where she served in many leadership roles.
Peggie will always be remembered as a mother, grandmother and friend who was kind, strong, gracious, Intelligent, fun, dedicated, and vibrant. She was a true lady in the finest sense of the word.
Peggie is survived by two children: Debbie Haseman and her husband Charles of Louisville,CO and Doug Hudiburg and his wife Ellen of Superior, CO; one brother: John E. Shiflet and his wife Karen of Stillwater, OK; and five grandchildren, Erica, Maggie, Morrie, Kaitlyn, and Devon.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that those who want to offer a memorial to Peggie donate to:
Cairn Christian Church Memorial Fund, 1700 Stonehenge Dr., Lafayette, CO 80026 or to:
Honeybee Health Collective https://honeybeehealthcollective.org/
Published on March 22, 2020

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