Peggy J. Zang

Peggy J. Zang, 81, of Chester, Illinois, passed away at 11:03 pm, Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at her residence.


She was born to the late Evan Henry and Pernie (nee Hieman) Saddler on August 3, 1941 in Pinckneyville, Illinois.


Peggy married Ronald Lee Zang on December 19, 1959 in Chester, Illinois; he preceded her in death on November 11, 2015.


She had worked in housekeeping at Chester Memorial Hospital.


Peggy was of Presbyterian Faith. She enjoyed reading, crocheting and word puzzles. Peggy loved spending time with all of her grandchildren.



   4 Children:

        Deborah (Barry) Hoffman Ellis Grove, IL

        Sherry (Rick) Hoffman Ellis Grove, IL

        Wendy (Roger) Eggemeyer Ellis Grove, IL

        Cindy Zang Chester, IL

   4 Siblings:

        Jody (Marvin) Hepp Pinckneyville, IL

        Sheila (Steve) Williams Utah

        Shauna (Joel) Alberts Utah

        John (Vickie) Toth Utah

   10 Grandchildren:

        Tasha (Daryle), Chad (Melinda), Ricky, Brian (Sarah), Leah (Dave), Dennis, Scott (Jessica), Philip (Reva), Jen (Chris) and Bradley (Kim)

   19 Great Grandchildren:

        Sara, Kaden, Aidan, Tammy, Chad, Jaxon, Brayden, Kayleigh, Khloe, Hayven, Caitlin, Natalie, Vincent, Dakota, Maleigha, Aaliyah, Landon, Kylie and Peter

   1 Great-Great Grandchild:


   Many Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends

Preceded in Death by: Parents, Husband, 2 Brothers – Larry and Roger Saddler and 2 Sisters – Carol Rice and Rose Marcus


Funeral Service:

   11:00 am, Tuesday, May 9, 2023

   Pechacek Funeral Homes, Chester, Illinois


   Pastor Dan Ahlenius


   Ellis Grove City Cemetery

   Ellis Grove, Illinois


   Tuesday – 9:00 am – 11:00 am

   Pechacek Funeral Homes, Chester, Illinois



   Chester Memorial Hospital Infusion Center