Peggy Remick Skaggs, age 66, of Mabel, Minn., died Monday, May 14, 2018, at her home.
Peggy was born August 14, 1951, in Spring Grove, Minn., 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 is survived by her husband Bill of Mabel, five sons: Michael (Victoria) Johnson of Stewartville, Minn., Daniel (Tracy) Johnson of Stewartville, Minn., Jason (Trina) Alfson of Finlayson, Minn., Jamie Alfson of Harmony, Minn., and Cory (Laura) Alfson of Spring Grove; five grandchildren: Skylar, Hunter, Camden, Jace, and Kiara; brothers and sisters Colleen (Neil) Rollie of Houston, Tex., Steve (Liz) Remick of Spring Grove, Jeff Remick of Houston, Tex., Lori Remick of Spring Grove, and Kevin (Sue) Remick of Blaine, Minn.; sister-in-law Cindy Remick of Decorah, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Clarence and Carmona, a sister, Debbie Kenyon, and a brother, Mike.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, May 18 at the Mabel United Methodist Church, with Rev. Sharon Goetzinger officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday, May 17 at the Mabel United Methodist Church and one hour prior to services at the Church. Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel is assisting with arrangements.