Peggy Tyson

April 7, 1969 ~ October 13, 2021 (age 52)


Peggy Tyson

April 7, 1969 – October 13, 2021

Peggy Tyson, 52, passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at her home in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Funeral service is at 11:00 am, Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at Christ Place Church, 1111 Old Cheney Road, with Pastor Nathan Kroll officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Monday, October 18, 2021, at Lincoln Family Funeral Care, 5849 Fremont Street.

Memorials may be directed to her family for a later designation.

Peggy was born April 7, 1969, in Lincoln, Nebraska, the daughter of Joseph and Peggy Joyce (Culpepper) Diaz. She graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1987. Peggy graduated from Lincoln School of Commerce in 1999 with a degree in Paralegal Studies. She worked the past six years at Nelnet in Lincoln, Nebraska. Peggy cherished her time spent with her grandchildren, attending their cheer events and soccer games, and was a fan of the Minnesota Vikings.

Peggy is survived by her children, Brittany (Christopher) Phelps, Katlyn Burianek, Jesse (Riley) Burianek, and Tashia Tyson (Blake Klapperich); grandchildren, Jaiden, Joesy, Kyler, Copeland, Conrad, and one on the way, Holland; and siblings, Ed (Mary) Kieff, Lisa (Rex) King, Donald (Diana) Diaz, Steven (Melinda) Diaz, and Glenn “Dino” Diaz.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and best friend, Kathy Brewer.

To send flowers to Peggy's family, please visit our floral store.


October 18, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lincoln Family Funeral Care
5849 Fremont Street
Lincoln, NE 68507

Funeral Service
October 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Christ's Place Church
1111 Old Cheney Rd
Lincoln, NE 68512

© 2021 Lincoln Family Funeral Care. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy