Margaret E. "Peggy" Brumm

  • Born: January 13, 1944
  • Died: January 21, 2020
  • Location: Battle Creek, Michigan

Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care

105 Capital Ave NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Tel. (269) 962-5527

Tribute & Message From The Family

Margaret E. "Peggy" Brumm, age 76, of Battle Creek entered the Golden Gates and met her Heavenly Father at 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. She was born in Battle Creek on January 13, 1944, the loving daughter of Clyde and Barbara (Shepard) Whitehurst, and graduated from Battle Creek Central High School with the Class of 1962.

Peggy married the "Love of Her Life", Vernon E. Brumm at the Hope Church of the Nazarene in Battle Creek on April 6, 1963; he survives. She is also survived by her daughters, Liz (Daryel) Lawton, Elaine (Gordon) Blunt and Laurel (Bill Zalewski) Craddock; her grandchildren, Eric Lawton, Gordon Blunt II, Travis, Meghan & Shelby Craddock, Corey McGaha ,and Kathryn Lawton; eight great-grandchildren (and one on the way); and her sisters, Karyn (Harry) Cook, Sheila Rabbitt and Kathryn (Randy) Howard. Peggy was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; and a brother, David Whitehurst.

Peggy raised her three daughters and some of her grandchildren. She actively attended the Battle Creek First Church of the Nazarene. Peggy loved going to church & camp meetings, and traveling with her family.

The family will receive 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 23rd at Farley Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek. Funeral services to celebrate Peggy's life will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 24th at Hope Church of the Nazarene 901 W. Michigan Avenue, Battle Creek. Interment will follow at Hicks West Pennfield Cemetery at 2:00 p.m., Friday. Memorials directed to the Battle Creek First Church of the Nazarene, 12866 Beadle Lake Rd. Battle Creek, MI 49017 and/or the Indian Lake Nazarene Camp, 8258 Victory St. Vicksburg, MI 49097, would be appreciated. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Peggy may be placed at


Condolence & Memory Journal

You will be missed Remembering all the fun we had when we were younger. Going with Grandma down south, having a snow ball fight in the mountains staying at the Pink Motel. As cousins we had a great time.

Posted by Janice Janni ROBINS - LAKE ORION, MI - Friend   January 22, 2020

My Dear Peggy, may we meet again in our Heavenly home. Rest in Peace until then.
I pray for all you have left behind, may they find comfort in memories with you. May God ease the pain in their hearts until you meet again.

Posted by Margaret "Peggy" York - Friend   January 22, 2020

Our deepest and most sincere condolences to the Brumm family. We send our prayers and thoughts to you, Vern at this time. My the peace of Jesus comfort you and your family during this most difficult season. All our love. Dean, Kristy, Alex, and Hannah Shaw.

Posted by Dean Shaw - Sykesville, MD - Friend   January 22, 2020