Margaret M. “Peggy” Dice, age 97 of Salida, passed away on Monday September 2, 2019 at Heart of The Rockies RegionalMedical Center. Mrs. Dice was born May 24, 1922 in Leadville, CO to Christian and Veronica (O’Leary) Fahey. In 1945 Margaret married Fred Dice, the couple moved to Salida in 1982 after many years in Leadville, CO. While in Leadville, she was a charter member and the first President of VFW Auxiliary. Mrs. Dice was the past present of the Music Boosters, President of the Garden Club, President of the PTA and the Grand Regent of Catholic Daughters of American while living in Leadville, CO. Her years spent in Salida, she was a past member of the St. Joseph’s Altar Society, she was the President of the Salida Hospital Auxiliary from 1995-1996 and she was still a member of the Heat of The Rockies Regional Medical Center Auxiliary. Mrs. Dice was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Robert Fahey and grandsons Robert K. and Richard C.Dice. She is survived by her son Robert C. Dice of Gunnison, CO and daughter Veronica K. Dice of Salida, CO. GreatGrandson Richard A. Dice of Tennessee, Great Granddaughters Adena N. Dice of Salida, CO and Alexandria A. Dice of Florida. Great Great Granddaughters Cecilia A. Duran of Salida, CO, Cataleya Dice of Salida, CO, Alise Dice and many nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial is set for 11:00 AM Friday September 6, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Friends who desire may make memorial contributions to the American Porhyria Foundationthrough Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home. On line condolences may be made to the family at lewisandglenn.com. Arrangements are with Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.
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