Peggy ‘Peg’ O’Malley, 91
March 1, 1923 -- Nov. 19, 2014
Peggy “Peg” Louise O’Malley (nee Kuehn). Wife of Dr. Richard J. O’Malley.
Born on March 1, 1923, to Otto and Valeska (nee Koss) Kuehn. Born to Eternal Life on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014.
Peg grew up in Whitefish Bay with her parents and three brothers. She attended Downer School and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She married Dr.Richard “Dick” O’Malley in 1944. They were blessed with four children, Peter, Peggy, Duke and Rick. Peg enjoyed playing bridge, gardening, fishing, big game hunting and traveling the world. She was proud to be the president of the Ladies Club in Sault Ste. Marie when her husband was stationed there while serving in the United States Air Force, and she was also very proud to be elected treasurer of the Republican Party of Ozaukee County. She will be most remembered for her optimism and happy disposition. Peg is survived by her husband, Richard “Dick” of Mequon; brother, Peter Kuehn (Anna) of Svendburg, Denmark; children, Peter K. O’Malley of Mequon and Bonita Springs, Fla., Peggy Schmook (John) of Tallahasse, Fla., Duke O’Malley of Bokeelia, Fla., and Rick O’Malley (Lisa) of Mequon.
She is further survived by eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Valseska Kuehn; brothers, Ottie and Ted Kuehn; brother-in-law, Stan O’Malley; and most recently her daughter-inlaw Anna O'Malley.
Memorial Service at 10 a.m. Tuesday Dec. 9, 2014, at Hill Point Church, 2500 W.
Brown Deer Road, River Hills, WI 53217. The family will greet relatives and friends at a reception to be held after the Memorial Service. The family wishes to express a special thanks to the staff at Lasata Care Center, who cared so well for Peg and most especially to caregiver Diana Collins, whose kindness and patience made such a difference in Peg and Dick’s lives.
The Schramka-Densow Funeral Home in Thiensville assisted the family. Online condolences can be directed to the family at www.schramkafuneralhome.com.