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Peggy Anneke Smittenaar Jacobson

July 23, 1954 ~ November 29, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old
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Peggy Anneke Smittenaar Jacobson Obituary

Peggy Anneke Smittenaar, age 69 of Knoxville, TN passed away on November 29, 2023. 

She was born to Gerardous and Jantina Smittenaar on July 23, 1954, in The Hague, Netherlands. She retired from Montgomery County MD Schools as a special education teacher. Along with her work in education she received multiple awards for her poetry. Her hobbies included but were not limited to; sewing, crafting, painting, building miniature dioramas, metal art figures and models. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, Gerardous and Jantina Smittenaar. 

She leaves behind and is survived by her daughters, Kristi and Katrina; sons, Charles, Robert, Mathew and Michael; brothers, Perry, Charles and Andrew; sister, Tammy. 

The family would like to offer their thanks to the Pleasant Ridge Ward Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for their help, compassion and love.

The family will gather on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 from 11:00am - 12:30 for a viewing at the LDS Chapel (6024 Grove Rd Knoxville, TN 37918) A funeral service will start at 1:00pm. The graveside service will follow at 3:00pm at Greenwood Cemetery (3500 Tazewell Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918).

In lieu of flowers, monetary donations can be made in Peggy's memory to Breast Cancer Research or Cancer Research in general. 

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Open Viewing
December 6, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
6024 Grove Rd
Knoxville, TN 37918

Funeral Service
December 6, 2023

1:00 PM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
6024 Grove Rd
Knoxville, TN 37918

Graveside Service
December 6, 2023

3:00 PM
Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville
3500 Tazewell Pike
Knoxville, TN 37918


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