Obituary: Peggy Jean Stevenson

June 28, 1960 ~ August 23, 2021
Peggy Jean Stevenson
June 28, 1960 ~ August 23, 2021
Posted at 1:15 PM, Aug 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-27 15:21:40-04

Peggy J. Stevenson, 61, of Great Falls, MT passed away on August 23, 2021. Peggy was born on June 28, 1960, to James H.E. Stevenson and Frieda (Flemming) Stevenson in Kassel, Germany. While growing up, she lived in Germany, Spain, and Montana. Peggy spent most of her life here in Great Falls.

She was a beloved mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. Peggy was a very strong, loving, and dedicated individual. She became a paraplegic at the age of 18 but did not let that stop her from enjoying her life. She enjoyed gardening, swimming, bingo, going to the casino, puzzles, watching TV, listening to music, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

Peggy graduated from Big Fork High School in 1978. Peggy greatly enjoyed and excelled at school. She loved to learn. After high school, Peggy attended the votech in Great Falls with the dream of becoming a lawyer. However, due to her accident, she was unable to. After the birth of her daughter, Peggy found her new calling. She spent most of her days at home caring for her daughter, Britney. For a brief time, Peggy worked for Youth Dynamics in 2010-2012 as a Family Support Assistant where she worked mentoring youth.

On February 5, 1987, Peggy married Ivan Gibbs. They met at the Red Barn Bar and were married at the courthouse. Peggy and Ivan had one daughter, Britney Gibbs. Peggy was a wonderful and loving mother. Her daughter was the light of her life. Peggy also had a stepdaughter, Mandy Klimas, whom she also loved very much. To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the Croxford Funeral Home website.