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Minta Grace “Peg” Kite of Buhl died September 14, 2008 following a brief illness. She was 95.
Peg was born August 20, 1913 in Knox County, Missouri to Archer and Lela Lamb.
She married Woodrow Kite October 15, 1933 in Brashear, Missouri. They operated a grocery store for several years in Hurdland and Brashear.
Peg attended Kirksville Teachers College in Kirksville, Missouri where she earned her teaching degree. She taught in a one room school house in rural Missouri before moving to California during World War II where she and her husband worked in the Navy shipyards and Peg continued teaching. She and her husband moved to Buhl in 1960 where she taught early grades earning “teacher of the year”. She retired in 1978. She frequently commented on how she thoroughly enjoyed her teaching career. She touched many young people’s lives in Buhl and is fondly remembered by her students.
Peg spent many years volunteering at the Buhl Senior Center where she enjoyed serving her community and socializing with her friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband in 1964, brothers Henry, twins Herschel and Harold and sisters Bess Black, Twilla Smith and Vera Rainier. She is survived by a sister, Lela Bishop of Wendell and numerous nieces and nephews.
Remembrances can be made to the West End Senior Center, 1010 Main Street, Buhl, Idaho 83316. A private family service is planned.
Arrangements by White Mortuary “Chapel by the Park” in Twin Falls, Idaho.