Margaret “Peg” Uhlorn, 85

FERDINAND: Margaret “Peg” Uhlorn, 85 of Cottonwood passed away Saturday, February 6, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family.

Peg was born March 23, 1935 in Cottonwood, Idaho to Fred and Helen Willenborg. After attending her first communion, on that very day the family moved to Spokane. She lived in Spokane during the war because dad was working on the airplanes. Three years later they moved back to Cottonwood where she worked at St. Mary’s Hospital in the laundry room with Sister Chennel. She also worked at the movie theatre during high school to help with family finances. She graduated from the Academy and following her graduation she married Vern Uhlorn on Sept. 30, 1954. Together they had three children, Steve, Tamie and Cindy.

Peg was the life of the party and was very artistic, she loved to spend time at the cabin on Selway Falls, and she also worked at Ladd’s Studio and became a great photographer. She was also a perfectionist and loved to sew. Peg was also a horse enthusiast.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.

In addition to her husband and children she is survived by 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

A rosary will be held on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Assumption Parish in Ferdinand followed with a Mass of Christian Burial at 1:30. Burial will be at the Ferdinand Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Blackmer Funeral Home, Grangeville. Send condolences to the family to

Condolences to the family of Margaret “Peg” Uhlorn, 85

  • John & Chris Kaschmitter says:

    Rest in peace Peggy, you bright smile and wit we will miss and cherish.

  • Margaret Arnzen says:

    Vern and family, so sorry for your loss Peg will be missed by all

  • Robert and Linda Nida says:

    Steve, Tammy, Cindy and family – we are thinking of all of you and praying for you. Sending lots of hugs!

  • Robert and Linda Nida says:

    Our sincere condolences Vern. Praying for peace and comfort for you.

  • Amanda Matous says:

    Grandma today you rest in heaven. We truly miss your bright loving spirit. Your sassy spirit will always be remembered. Love you GRANDMA ❤️ Love Amanda

  • Lyle and Shelley Kuther says:

    We will miss seeing Peg at the K of C Sunday breakfasts. She and Vern always sat at the table next to us, and I remember her telling about when they moved to Spokane.

  • Christy and Mel Frei says:

    God bless all who mourn for Peg.

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