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Marguerite "Peg" Stelzig

Marguerite “Peg” Stelzig


Marguerite “Peg” Stelzig, 98, of Crosslake, Minn, formerly of Clearwater, St. Cloud, Brainerd, and St. Paul, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 at Golden Horizon’s Assisted Living in Crosslake.

Peg was born and raised in Clearwater and St. Cloud, Minn. She graduated from St. Cloud State University where she met her husband, Roy. She was active in dramatics, college yearbook and newspaper staffs, and student council. She was a dedicated kindergarten teacher in the St. Paul School System from 25 years. After retirement, Peg and Roy spent their winters in Phoenix, San Antonio, and Tucson and their summers at their home on White Fish Lake.

She was a member of the Town Trotters Dance Club in Minneapolis. She enjoyed her family, a host of friends, golf, bridge, gardening, crafts, birds and her home. She was a member of Crosslake Lutheran Church. Having a contagious optimism and zest for life, Peg always lived in the present. She loved everyone.

Peg is survived by daughter-in-law, Joyce; cherished grandchildren, Kimberly, Scott, Mia, and Nyia; great-grandchildren, Sammy, Benjamin, and Michael; several nephews and nieces; and special friend, Twila Danzig, of Los Angeles, CA. She was preceded in death by her husband; son, Sam; parents; sister; brother; and a grandchild.

Services for Peg will be held in the spring at Crosslake Lutheran Church with burial at Roselawn Cemetery in St. Paul, Minn. Memorials are preferred to Gift of Life Transplant House at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

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Arrangements with Brenny Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services