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Joyce E. Peggs

Joyce Elizabeth Peggs, 48, of Rosemount, died Feb. 19, 2007.

She was born in Arlington on Oct. 30, 1958, to Tom and Helen Curran.

She enjoyed helping others and always taught family to never forget about friends. She served on the Rosemount United Methodist Church mission team, cooked meals for the Simpson Shelter and welcomed children into her home. Joyce desired to have her body donated to aid in the research and education of cancer.

She was preceded in death by her father, Tom Curran.

Joyce is survived by her husband, Bill; daughters Laura and Shannon; stepdaughters Christi (Christopher) Power and Diane (Brian) Ahrentiel; three grandchildren; mother, Helen Curran; sisters, Marilyn Curran, Kathleen (Mike) Gilman, Rosemary (George Hennum) Curran, Tricia (Tom) Martin, Suzanne (Don) Duenow and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 24 at Rosemount United Methodist Church. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Joyce Peggs Family Foundation or Minnesota Oncology Hematology, P.A.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Schwerkoske, the staff at MOHPA, the caring hospice team at the Lodge in Elko and the Christian community of RUMC.