Margaret “Peg” M. Fingarson, 87
February 25, 1923 – March 21, 2010
Private memorial services, celebrating the life of Margaret “Peg” Fingarson, age 87 of St Cloud will be held at a later date. Peg died Sunday morning at the Quiet Oaks Hospice in St Augusta. Burial will take place at the Minnesota State Veteran’s Cemetery in Little Falls.
Peg was born February 25, 1923 at home in Miller, South Dakota to John and Agnes (Hoban) Bergstrom. She grew up in the South Dakota prairies where she rode horse to country school. The family moved to Minnesota when she was 10 years old. After the family moved to Minnesota, she finished her schooling, graduating from Austin High School in 1940. She married Orville Fingarson on December 27, 1945 in Austin Minnesota, where the couple lived until moving to St Cloud in 1992. Peg worked as a grocery store clerk at Red Owl for many years. After Orville retired, they spent many winters in Mesa, AZ and made many friends from the across the U.S and Canada.
Peg is survived by her children Richard (Kathy) Fingarson, St Cloud; Randy (Linda) Fingarson, Chanhassen; Brenda (Steve) Knowlton, Lakeville; and Diane McAfee, Blaine; 7 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Mary (Benno) Bissen, Austin. She is preceded in death by her husband Orville, her parents, her sister Katherine Schlottman and her brother Norbert Bergstrom.Peg’s family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the wonderful and caring staff at Quiet Oaks Hospice who cared for their mom as well as them during their mom’s illness.
Schedule and Information
Private Services held at a later date with burial taking place at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls