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Peggy Jean Opheim

January 16, 1962 ~ June 13, 2022 (age 60)

Obituary

Peggy Jean Opheim passed away suddenly on Monday, June 13, 2022 at her home. 

Peggy was born on January 16, 1962 to Gene and Irene Bartel at Lutheran Deaconess Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  After attending Sheridan Elementary and Richfield West Junior High, she attended and graduated from Richfield High School in Richfield, Minnesota.  Peggy later attended the Minneapolis Technical Institute where she received a Medical Secretary Certificate.  For many years following, Peggy worked in medical transcription, after which she drove school bus for several years.      

Peggy took joy in the simple things of life.  She was a believer in Jesus and enjoyed reading scriptures and spending time with Christian friends.  She spent much of her free-time helping people in need.  She was also a great cook who enjoyed gardening, canning and feeding friends and family with the fruits of her labor.  Peggy loved to talk to people, and she was always making new friends.  She will be missed.

Peggy was preceded in death by her father, Gene Bartel. 

Peggy is survived by her sons Zack (Elizabeth) Opheim of Sioux Falls, SD, Matt Opheim of Cambridge, MN, and Ben Opheim of Cambridge, MN.; she is also survived by three grandsons Isaac Opheim, Levi Opheim, and Josiah Opheim of Sioux Falls, SD. 

                

          

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 25, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home
311 Ashland St S
Cambridge, MN 55008

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 25, 2022

2:00 PM
Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home
311 Ashland St S
Cambridge, MN 55008

Committal
Saturday
June 25, 2022

4:00 PM
Hustle Town Union Cemetery
17903 Blue Jay Lane
Pine City, MN 55063

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