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Peggy Nelson

Mankato, Minnesota

April 22, 1943 - May 10, 2024

Peggy Nelson Obituary

Margaret “Peggy” Louise Nelson, 81, Granada, died Friday, May 10, 2024 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.  A Celebration of Peggy’s Life will be held from 2-5pm Saturday, May 25 at the Granada Fire Hall 108 South Main St Granada.  Interment at a later date will be held at Woodland Hills Memorial Park in Mankato.  woodlandhillsfh.com

Peggy was born April 22, 1943 in Fairmont, MN to Edgar and Margaret (Cornell) Custard.  After graduating from High School, Peggy joined the Navy.  She worked as a Chemical Dependency Counselor for the State Hospital system.  On April 24, 1990 Peggy was united in marriage to Richard Neale Nelson in Madison Lake, MN.  In her free time, she loved to fishing, dancing, and singing karaoke.  She also enjoyed her animals and to garden at the farm.  Most of all she loved her grandkids. 

She is survived by her husband, Richard Nelson of Granada; son, Wiley (Flora) Early of Owensboro, KY and Matt (Roxy) Robinson of Buffalo Center, IA; daughters, Tammy Koestler of New Ulm, MN, Dana (Charles) Martin of Tipton IA, and Nicole (Michael) Schroeder of Independence, IA; nineteen grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; brother, Dwayne (Karen) Custard of Inver Grove Heights, MN; and sister, Gayla (Jim) Miller; and many nieces and nephews. 

Peggy is preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Margaret Custard; sisters, Judy Saunders and Dorene Luhmann; and brother, David Custard. 

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Margaret “Peggy” Louise Nelson, 81, Granada, died Friday, May 10, 2024 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.  A Celebration of Peggy’s Life will be held from 2-5pm Saturday, May 25 at the Granada Fire Hall 108 South Main St Granada.  Interment at a later date will be held at Woodland Hills Memorial Park in Mankato.  woodlandhillsfh.com

Peggy was born April 22, 1943 in Fairmont, MN to Edgar and Margaret (Cornell) Custard.  After graduating from High School, Peggy joined the Navy.  She worked as a Chemical Dependency Counselor for the State Hospital system.  On April 24, 1990 Peggy was united in marriage to Richard Neale Nelson in Madison Lake, MN.  In her free time, she loved to fishing, dancing, and singing karaoke.  She also enjoyed her animals and to garden at the farm.  Most of all she loved her grandkids. 

She is survived by her husband, Richard Nelson of Granada; son, Wiley (Flora) Early of Owensboro, KY and Matt (Roxy) Robinson of Buffalo Center, IA; daughters, Tammy Koestler of New Ulm, MN, Dana (Charles) Martin of Tipton IA, and Nicole (Michael) Schroeder of Independence, IA; nineteen grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; brother, Dwayne (Karen) Custard of Inver Grove Heights, MN; and sister, Gayla (Jim) Miller; and many nieces and nephews. 

Peggy is preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Margaret Custard; sisters, Judy Saunders and Dorene Luhmann; and brother, David Custard. 

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Peggy Nelson hosted by Woodland Hills Funeral Home.

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