May 23, 1952 – March 30, 2021
Born in Lincoln, NE
Resided in Lincoln, NE
Peggy Linnea Green, 68, of Lincoln passed away on March 30, 2021. Born on May 23, 1952 to Everett and Elna L. (Robertson) Green in Lincoln, NE. Peggy, along with other Northeast Lincoln residents, established the “Friends of Whitehall Mansion.” The mansion is on the National Register of Historic Places and once served as the Nebraska Center for Children and Youths (NCCY), an orphanage. It was active during the time Peggy was growing up and many of the children of NCCY were her classmates.Peggy was third generation President of Green Furnace & Plumbing Company, Incorporated from 1987 through 2019. It had originated at the corner of North 48th Street and Madison Avenue in 1921 and was there until the fire in 2003. Peggy relocated the business successfully and was proud of Green’s employees as they carried on the tradition and commitment to customer service. Peggy was active in the University Place Business Association and participated in community activities. She was a close friend of Gladys Lux, an art instructor at Nebraska Wesleyan University and founder the University Place Art Center, now known as the Lux Center for the Arts. Peggy was an early member of its Board of Directors. In 2005, Peggy became a member of the Sandhills Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, later transferring to the St. Leger Cowley Chapter in Lincoln. In 2014, Peggy was elected President of the Nebraska Safety Council. Peggy is survived by her sister SharonAnn G. (Senator LeRoy) Louden of Ellsworth, NE; niece Jennifer (Dr. Joaquin) Chicago, IL; nephew David K. (Andrea) Sutton III and family, Windsor, CO and cousins. Preceded in death by her parents.
A visitation is scheduled on Monday, April 5, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Roper and Sons MIDTOWN CHAPEL, 4300 O Street, Lincoln, NE. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Roper and Sons SOUTH LINCOLN CHAPEL, 3950 Hohensee Drive, Lincoln, NE. Memorial Contributions may be made to ALS Foundation or a charity of choice. Following the CDC COVID-19 guidelines, we will comply with social distancing seating and limited gathering sizes for all visitations and services. Masks are required and we respectfully ask for your understanding and adherence to these guidelines.
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