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August 14, 1951 - May 14, 2018

Peggy was born August 14, 1951 in Spring Grove, Minnesota to Clarence and Carmona (Engebretson) Remick.  She grew up in Mabel and attended the Mabel Schools.  She was trained as a Certified Nurse’s Aid and started working in Rochester before working for 25 years at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel.  She had also worked at Rush Products in Rushford and Steuart Labs in Mabel.  On August 30, 2003 she married Bill Skaggs in Mabel.  She was member of the Mabel United Methodist Church where she had once taught Sunday School, and the American Legion Auxiliary. Peggy enjoyed watching the Minnesota Vikings, word search puzzles, cooking, music and dancing, and spending time with family and friends.

Peggy passed away  Monday, May 14, 2018 at her home at the age of 66.

Peggy is survived by her husband Bill of Mabel: Five sons Michael (Victoria) Johnson of Stewartville, Minnesota, Daniel (Tracy) Johnson of Stewartville, Minnesota, Jason (Trina) Alfson of Finlayson, Minnesota, Jamie Alfson of Harmony, Minnesota, and Cory (Laura) Alfson of Spring Grove; five grandchildren Skylar, Hunter, Camden, Jace, and Kiara; brothers and sisters Colleen (Neil) Rollie of Houston, Texas, Steve (Liz) Remick of Spring Grove, Jeff Remick of Houston, Texas, Lori Remick of Spring Grove, and Kevin (Sue) Remick of Blaine, Minnesota; sister-in-law Cindy Remick of Decorah; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents Clarence and Carmona, and a sister Debbie Kenyon, and a brother Mike.

Funeral services will be 11 AM Friday, May 18th at the Mabel United Methodist Church with Rev. Sharon Goetzinger officiating.  Visitation will be 4 – 8 pm Thursday, May 17th at the Mabel United Methodist Church and one hour prior to services at the Church.


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