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Meet Mary Engelbreit – Peggy Ma

July 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am


Peggy Ma will present a PowerPoint with biographical information on Mary Engelbreit. The presentation includes some photos of Mary as a child and adult.  It tells of her early career and how she became a
nationally and internationally known artist plus author of several children’s books. She will bring a few examples to display of products that have been merchandised under her copyright.

Peggy is a retired teacher, having taught in public schools for 22 years plus been a sabbatical teacher at WIU (in Biology) and also a few semesters in Carthage College and Spoon River College. Although she has lived in Macomb since the ’60’s, Virginia is her home state.  Her husband, Te Hsiu Ma, was a biology professor at WIU, passing away in 2015.  They have 4 children and 9 grandchildren are scattered around Illinois.