Peggy Respeliers obituary

Posted: 02/22/2018 - by Charlie Narmi

Peggy Respeliers

The St. Albert family is saddened by the loss of Peggy Respeliers who passed away yesterday after a year+ battle with cancer. Peggy & Joe were parents and grandparents to numerous St. Albert graduates over the years.  Active in her faith, Peggy was a proud supporter of Corpus Christi Parish and St. Albert Schools. Please keep the entire Respeliers family in your prayers at this difficult time and please pray for the repose of Peggy's soul...

Eternal rest grant unto Peggy o' Lord: And let perpetual light shine upon her.

May Peggy rest in peace. Amen

May Peggy's soul and the souls of all the faithfully departed through the mercy of God our Father rest in peace. Amen

Margaret E. "Peggy" Respeliers
Peggy Respeliers

Margaret E. “Peggy” Respeliers, age 80, passed away February 21, 2018 at Risen Son.

Peggy was born May 24, 1937, in Council Bluffs to the late Clifford “Hap” and Mary E. (Brady) Wheeler. She graduated in 1955 from St. Mary’s High in Omaha. During high school, Peggy worked at her father's drug store (Wheeler Drug), and for many years at Peoples True Value, where she loved working with the public.

On January 17, 1963, she married Joseph Respeliers, Sr. Together they were married for 52 years and spent many winters in Texas. Peggy is a member of Corpus Christi Parish and loved to play Bridge.

Besides her parents, Peggy is preceded in death by husband, Joe; daughter, Kathy Jo Reinhardt; grandson, Joey Goodwin; brother, Jim Wheeler and wife Kay.

Peggy is survived by her children, Bill (Tina) Simmons of Arvada, Colorado, Deborah (Richard) Blazek of Corning, Iowa, Joe (Cindy) Respeliers, Jr. of Council Bluffs, Mary Cleary of Clifton, Illinois, Cathy Ann (Dave) Strempke of Waterloo, Iowa, Tom (Annette) Respeliers of Council Bluffs, Marge (Brian Bauerly) Respeliers of Lincoln, Neb., Jo (Jeff) Klein of Council Bluffs; son-in-law, Mike Reinhardt of Missoula, Montana; 21 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, John (Lucille) Respeliers of Omaha; nieces and nephews. 

Recitation of the Rosary followed by a visitation on Sunday at 3pm at Cutler-O'Neill Meyer Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory.  Mass of Christian Burial on Monday at 11am at Queen of Apostles Church of Corpus Christi Parish.  A luncheon will immediately follow at the Church.  Burial will then be at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Council Bluffs.

Memorials are suggested to Corpus Christi Parish or Wings of Hope.

Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory Bayliss Park Chapel


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