MARGARET "PEGGY" LARSEN

 MARGARET "PEGGY" LARSEN
 Margaret "Peggy" Larsen, age 99, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Marquis Place, Concordia, Kan. She was born on Oct. 20, 1914, in the Town of Eaton, Wis., to Jeremiah and Anna (Conrad) Coleman.
Peggy worked as a laboratory technician for 29 years for Fairmont Foods in Green Bay, Wis., before she married Lloyd C. Larsen on Nov. 23, 1967, in Green Bay, Wis. He preceded her on Feb. 22, 1976. Peggy was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, the Altar Society, Catholic Daughters of America and Ladies Literary Club. She was a former member of the Concordia Garden Club, St. Joseph Hospital Auxiliary, Triple S, Senior Citizens, Elderberries of the Senior Citizens and AARP.
 She is survived by her brothers, James Coleman and fiancée Beverly, DePere, Wis.; Edwin Coleman and wife Virginia, Westminster, Calif.; and Robert Coleman and wife LaVerne, Schofield, Wis.; sister-in-law, Virginia Coleman of Green Bay, Wis.; 32 nieces and nephews several great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.
 She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd; her parents; brothers, Norbert, Jeremiah, Hugh, Terrance, John and David Coleman and sisters, Mary Lawler, Ann Babonis and Lucille Coleman.
 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am., Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Concordia, with the Rev. Brian Lager officiating. Burial will follow the services at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. with an Altar Society Rosary at 5 p.m. and a Vigil service following the Rosary, all on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home. The family suggest memorials to the Sisters of St. Joseph, in care of the funeral home. For online condolences, please visit http: www.chaputbuoy.com/

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