Margaret Teresa Peshek, age 94 of Grafton, WI, formerly of Marengo, Iowa, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Mequon, WI. Funeral Services: 1:00 P.M. Monday, January 28, 2013, Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo with Rev. Diane Miller officiating. Burial will be in the Marengo Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until service time at the funeral home. Memorials may be contributed to Camp Courageous, Monticello, Iowa. Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo is in charge of arrangements.
Margaret is survived by her sons, Richard (Sheryl Hibbs) Peshek of Grafton, and Gary (Darlene) Peshek of North Richland, TX; along with several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother Mervin Ringler and a grandchild.
Margaret Teresa Ringler was born January 17, 1918 in Marengo, Iowa, the daughter of Edward and Antonia Dusil Ringler. She attended the Marengo schools and married William L. Peshek on June 25, 1940 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Besides being a homemaker, wife and mother, Margaret assisted her husband on the farm. She also worked as a waitress, and at Amana Refrigeration as an assembler for many years.
Margaret and Bill loved to go to dances with their friends. They especially enjoyed dancing to the Ken Paulsen Orchestra.