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Celebrating the life of
Margaret Allison Ahlman
January 09, 1923 - August 17, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Memorial Service
  • 2:00pm - Monday, November 06, 2017
  • Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church
  • 429 Abercorn Street (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31401

  • 912-232-0191
  • Reception in Fellowship Hall following the Service
  • Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church
  • 429 Abercorn Street (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31401

  • 912-232-0191

Dear Jane, Karen and families, so sorry for the loss of your Mom, my Mom's best friend. I remember growing up in Mentor - she was always so warm and friendly! My Mom adored her and I am thankful for their lasting friendship. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. May you always have happy memories of your wonderful, fun loving parents.

Linda Granger, Virginia Beach, VA

I am sorry for your loss. Death is always a painful event for us all. However Jehovah offers us comfort in the Bible at Isaiah 25:8. I always find this scripture to be of encouragement. Jehovah promises to do away with death and all things that bring us pain. How satisfying that will be. May joyful memories fill your minds and hearts through this difficult time.

Roosevelt G, Savannah, Ga

Our sincere condolences,Hosea 13:14 reminds us of a wonderful hope for the future, it says: From the power of the grave I (God) will redeem them; From death I will recover them. May this scripture offer you and your dear loved ones a measure of comfort during this difficult time.

Ursula , Pooler, Ga

I'm sorry for your loss. Death is a painful ordeal. The scripture at Revelation 21:4 gives hope. There, Jehovah God, promises to do away with sickness and death very soon. This scripture has helped me in the past when dealing with loss. I hope it helps you too. For more information, please visit jw.org.

Brittani, Pooler, Ga

Dear Jane,Denzil,Matt and Adam and families, May you all find peace in your memories and eternal love for wonderful parents.

Joe and Vivian Decker, Beallsville, Ohio

Aunt Peg is sorely missed; we loved her for her warmth and kindness. Our prayers are with the family. Jack and Peg have reunited for evermore!

Joyce and Johanna Ahlman, Painesville, Ohio

Thanks for such nice obituary which helped us to learn more about Peg and her life. We are sorry for your loss of her, and are thinking of you as you adjust to it.

Wayne LaFaber and David Fawcett, Columbus, OH

We were saddened to learn of the passing of Peg Ahlman but rejoice that she has gone to be with the Lord. Her friendliness and her big, welcoming smile will be missed. Prayers, condolences, and love are for the entire family.

Cass and Bill Thomasson, Savannah, GA

Margaret Allison Ahlman died on Thursday, August 17, 2017, at her home. Peg was born in Cleveland, Ohio on January 9, 1923 and grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania. She was preceded in death by her birth parents, Robert C. and Mary Martin Allison and brother Bob (Ethel) and by the Pope family who raised her, (mother) Frieda Pope, (sisters) Helen Pope Schade (Mervyn), Olive Pope Brown (Ken), (brother) Doug (Jane) Pope and beloved aunts Gertrude Allison Alexander (Rob Roy) and Ruth Allison. Peg’s husband, Jack, died in1996 in Arizona.

Following graduation from Strong Vincent High School, she attended Huron Road School of Nursing in Cleveland. Her roommate, Marj Ahlman, invited Peg to the family farm for a weekend where she met Marj’s brother, Jack, who became the love of her life. With the beginning of WWII Jack joined the Army Air Corp as a radio man and shortly before Peg’s graduation, they were married. Following graduation, they set up housekeeping in Alexandria, Virginia. At the conclusion of the war they moved with their young baby to Norwich, Vermont for one long and very cold winter before returning to Jack’s hometown, Mentor, Ohio.

Peg’s career as a registered nurse included work in a doctor’s office, hospitals and Mentor High School. She was active in the Mentor Women’s Club, Girl Scouts, PTA, Mentor Methodist Church and DAR. In 1979, Jack and Peg moved to Sun City, Arizona where they enjoyed an active retirement in the Hiking Club, Biking Club, Little Theater, Faith Presbyterian Church, and Peg modeled for a local women’s clothing store. Peg remained in Arizona for five years following Jack’s death and moved to Savannah in 2001 where she joined Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, worked with its bulletin brigade and became a volunteer at Candler Hospital before moving to Savannah Commons.

She is survived by daughters Karen Ahlman Kilhefner (Dale) of Savannah and Jane Ahlman LaFaber (Denny) of Bluffton, SC, grandchildren Rebecca Kilhefner-White (Justin) of Bethesda, MD, Adam LaFaber (Tonya) of Akron, OH and Matthew LaFaber (Kelly) of Columbus, OH, great grandchildren, Jackson LaFaber, Niklas White, Victoria De Temple, Mackenzie Morrow, Marissa Morrow and many nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to express grateful appreciation to The Springs staff of Savannah Commons, Dreamers Howell and Hospice Savannah for their loving attention and care.

A memorial service will be held at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, 429 Abercorn Street, at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 6, 2017, with visitation following the service in the Fellowship Hall. Burial will follow in Sun City, AZ at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to Wesley Monumental UMC “Music Fund” or Hospice Savannah, Inc. P.O. Box 13190 Savannah, GA 31416.

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Dear Jane, Karen and families, so sorry for the loss of your Mom, my Mom's best friend. I remember growing up in Mentor - she was always so warm and friendly! My Mom adored her and I am thankful for their lasting friendship. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. May you always have happy memories of your wonderful, fun loving parents.

Linda Granger, Virginia Beach, VA

I am sorry for your loss. Death is always a painful event for us all. However Jehovah offers us comfort in the Bible at Isaiah 25:8. I always find this scripture to be of encouragement. Jehovah promises to do away with death and all things that bring us pain. How satisfying that will be. May joyful memories fill your minds and hearts through this difficult time.

Roosevelt G, Savannah, Ga

Our sincere condolences,Hosea 13:14 reminds us of a wonderful hope for the future, it says: From the power of the grave I (God) will redeem them; From death I will recover them. May this scripture offer you and your dear loved ones a measure of comfort during this difficult time.

Ursula , Pooler, Ga

I'm sorry for your loss. Death is a painful ordeal. The scripture at Revelation 21:4 gives hope. There, Jehovah God, promises to do away with sickness and death very soon. This scripture has helped me in the past when dealing with loss. I hope it helps you too. For more information, please visit jw.org.

Brittani, Pooler, Ga

Dear Jane,Denzil,Matt and Adam and families, May you all find peace in your memories and eternal love for wonderful parents.

Joe and Vivian Decker, Beallsville, Ohio

Aunt Peg is sorely missed; we loved her for her warmth and kindness. Our prayers are with the family. Jack and Peg have reunited for evermore!

Joyce and Johanna Ahlman, Painesville, Ohio

Thanks for such nice obituary which helped us to learn more about Peg and her life. We are sorry for your loss of her, and are thinking of you as you adjust to it.

Wayne LaFaber and David Fawcett, Columbus, OH

We were saddened to learn of the passing of Peg Ahlman but rejoice that she has gone to be with the Lord. Her friendliness and her big, welcoming smile will be missed. Prayers, condolences, and love are for the entire family.

Cass and Bill Thomasson, Savannah, GA


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