Anita Faye Nyquist
Anita Faye (Peggy) Nyquist, of Cullman, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Peggy was born in Lenoir City (TN) on February 16, 1935 to Paul and Elene Newberry. At an early age her family moved to Southern California where she would meet her husband, John. They were married in Pasadena (CA) on August 2, 1957. In 1967 Peggy and John became lifelong staff members with Campus Crusade for Christ and moved to Atlanta (GA), then to West Germany, and then to Lake Zurich (IL) for 35 years where John was on the faculty at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. At retirement Peggy and John relocated to Cullman, where they have lived since 2010.
Peggy was preceded in death by her daughter, Robin, and her parents.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, John; son, Steve; daughter-in-law, Kristi (Knight); sister, Rosemary Heydel (Ted); sister, Judy Bilecki; four grandchildren: James (Jillian), John (Audrey), Cooper and Katherine, and three great-grandchildren: Brooks, Marcie and Pryor.
Visitation will be at Christ Covenant Presbyterian Church in Cullman on Friday, November 1, 2019 from 12-1:45 p.m., with the Funeral Service immediately following, at 2 p.m. She will be buried at Cullman City Cemetery.
Published on October 30, 2019


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