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Margaret "Peggy" C.
Wood

Wood, Margaret C. “Peggy” (nee Clare)

The numbers don’t lie, 82 years of living life to the fullest, 62 years of marriage to the same lucky man, Bill Wood of Three Lakes, WI originally from Wauwatosa, WI. They had 5 Children, 20 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Peggy passed away unexpectedly on Wed. December 21, 2016. She was preceded in death by her daughter Patti Midtling, grandson Sam Wood and her parents, Edward and Margaret Clare.
Peggy was born in Portland, Maine on June 26, 1934. Bill and Peggy met at the University of Michigan in 1954 and it was love at first sight. Peggy is survived by her sister Patricia Hagearty of Hingham, MA; children Diane (Jim) Dooley , Sarah(Jeff) Trost , Kathleen (Jeff) Jokisch and James (Michelle) Wood; grandchildren; Matt(Ashley) Midtling , Nick (Kelly) Dooley, Kara(Ben) Rebholz, Jennifer Midtling, Nate Dooley, Chris (Jackie) Midtling , Kaitlin Dooley, Jeffrey Trost, Rachael Trost, Stephanie Midtling, Lauren Jokisch, Hannah Trost, Lexi Jokisch, Kaylie Midtling, Abbie Wood, Andrew Wood, Dan Jokisch, Olivia Midtling and Gracie Wood and 5 great-grandchildren; Maya and Evan Dooley, Beau and Leo Rebholz and Nicholas Midtling. She loved them unconditionally and they adored her.
Peggy loved to travel with her husband and has been to every continent and many exotic places: Africa, Galapagos Island, Thailand, Greek Isle, Turkey, Antartica and her last trip to Ireland. Peggy loved the beautiful and peaceful life in Three Lakes, originally spending summers here in 1978 and then retiring here full time in 1991.
Visitation will take place on Saturday Jan. 7, 2017 at WISCONSIN MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY in the CHAPEL OF THE CHIMES, 13235 W. Capitol Drive, from 11 am until the time of service at 1:00 pm. Burial to follow.

Peggy was an animal lover; in lieu of flowers donations to the ASPCA www.aspca, or to the charity of your choice are appreciated.
HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME
(414)321-7440
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Past Comments

Kara Rebholz

The best grandma anyone could ask for – lots of memories visiting her in Three Lakes and it was so special taking my son – we shared a love of animals and she could always make me laugh – she will be missed tremendously

lynne bernard

My deepest sympathy my prayers are with you

Mary Hagearty

During my move back to Mass. from Colorado, my mom and I stopped to visit. When we left, Aunt Peggy made us bag lunches to take with us. I always enjoyed her visits to the East. She will be missed.

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