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Obituary: Peggy Ann Mizer Lego, Columbus

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Peggy Ann Mizer Lego, 81, of Columbus, died at 12:51 p.m. Monday, November 12, 2012, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Peg was a lifelong member of First Christian Church, taught Bible School classes for over 40 years and most recently was a member and teacher of the Victory Workers class. She sang with the Chancel Choir from 1949 to 1997, worked with the Sidewalk Sunday School project and served many years on the Women’s Council.

A 1948 graduate of Columbus High School, she served as a secretary at Hamilton Manufacturing Corporation from 1948 to 1959 and was employed at Columbus East High School in the Language Arts Department from 1972 until her retirement in 1987.

In Peg’s earlier years she enjoyed bowling and playing golf and most recently enjoyed music, writing, poetry, reading and amateur photography.

The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church with Dan Wallace officiating.

Family and friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street and from 9 a.m. to time of service Saturday at the church.

Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church.

Online condolences may be sent to the Lego family at

Born in Marion County on March 16, 1931, she was the daughter of Mary Elizabeth Duncan. Peg was raised by her grandmother, Leone Harrison Duncan Mizer, with whom she lived until the time of her marriage to William Harvey Lego on May 29, 1958.

Peg is survived by a son, Thomas (Pamela) Lego of Columbus; daughter, Lori Lee Lego of Mooresville, and Nancy J. Stortz of Mooresville; granddaughters, Delaney and Madelyn Lego and Brittany Hill; a stepson, William King Lego of Indianapolis; seven stepgrandchildren; several stepgreat-grandchildren; half brothers, Ronald (Phyllis) Sewell of Columbus, William R. Sewell of Brownstown and Paul (Shirley) Sewell of Phoenix, Arizona; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband on January 30, 2005; her grandmother; mother; stepfather, Charles F. Sewell; an uncle, Tom Duncan, whom she considered a brother; and an aunt, Ruth Leona Duncan Baxter, whom she considered a sister.

She loved her family and her many dear friends. She loved life.

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