Peggy Jo Ann Anderson was born on Jan. 2, 1938, to Frank and Mary Esry in Ames, Iowa, and departed life on this earth on Jan. 3, 2022, at the age of 84. She was united in marriage to Don Anderson on March 18, 1957. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Don; her children, Mary Pearson, Mark Anderson and Nancy Hoagland; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. She was laid to rest in a private ceremony. Arrangements and private ceremony under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home – Mansfield. Online condolences: www.craighurttfuneralhome.com.