Sally Peden, 69, of Fairfield, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016.
A cremation and memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield.
Following the service, friends and family will gather at about noon at Revelations for food and sharing.
Messages and greetings, can be sent to Ken Chawkin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ms. Peden was born May 26, 1947, in Columbia, Missouri.
She had devoted her life in personal service to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi since 1971. She traveled the world with him as a personal assistant and lived for many years at the International Capital for the Transcendental Meditation movement in Seelisberg, Switzerland.
Following that time, Ms. Peden spent years working for Maharishi University of Management. She worked for the Institute for Public Policy, the Natural Law Party, and finally she worked as administrator for M.U.M.’s vedic science program.
Survivors include: her stepmother, Petch Peden, of Columbia Missouri; one sister, Liza Mitchell of Webster Groves, Missouri; and her close companion, Ken Chawkin of Fairfield.