Peggy Hope Tittel
Peggy Hope Tittel, 85, Abilene, formerly of Russell, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at her son's home in Russell.
She was born Jan. 27, 1927, in Bassett, Neb., to Darrell and Orma (Carr) Riley. She was a graduate of Albuquerque High School.
She married Vernon Fredrick Tittel on March 5, 1946. She worked 28 years in Russell as an operator and in customer service, then transferred to Junction City for an additional 20 years of service at United Telephone Co. (Sprint).
Survivors include two sons, Thomas, Russell, and Jim, Wichita; two brothers, Jerry Riley and Larry, both of California; and five grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Brown Memorial Home private cemetery at 1974 Hawk Road, approximately 2 miles south of Abilene on Kansas Highway 15; cremation has preceded services.
Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell, is in charge of arrangements.