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Peggy Ruegemer

December 10, 1959 ~ December 7, 2020 (age 60)


Peggy A. Ruegemer, age 60 of Sauk Centre, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 7, 2020 at the CentraCare Hospital in Sauk Centre, Minnesota.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, December 18 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with Rev. Jeremy Theis officiating.  A private inurnment will be held at a later date.

There will be no public visitation prior to the Mass.  Please wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Peggy Ann Harmeling was born December 10, 1959 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota to Aloysius and Donna (Baker) Harmeling. She graduated from Sauk Centre High School.  On April 29, 2000 she was united in marriage to Sylvester Ruegemer in St. Cloud. Peggy was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre and was president of the Senior Citizens Group in Sauk Centre.  Peggy loved having coffee with her friends and enjoyed reading.

Survivors include her step-children Timothy (Marion) Ruegemer of Villard, Dorine (Virgil) Laecken of Sauk Centre, Rita (Dennis) Maus of Osakis, Anne (Alphonse) Wiener of Osakis, Peter (Anita) Ruegemer of Villard, Helen (Kevin) Duchene of Villard, Teresa (Jeffrey) Baert of Foley, Joseph Ruegemer of Wheaton, Louise (Todd) Malecha of Villard, Martha (Gregory) Wiener of Sauk Centre, Paul (Michele) Ruegemer of Browerville, John (Beth) Ruegemer of Villard, Thomas (Cynthia) Ruegemer of Holdingford, Michael (Jennifer) Ruegemer of Hayden, Idaho; many step grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and in-laws, Melvin Ruegemer, Edwin Ruegemer, Lorraine Hoffman, and Lawrence (Mary) Ruegemer.

Peggy was preceded in death by her husband, Sylvester Ruegemer on March 14, 2019; and parents.



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Memorial Mass of Christian Burial
December 18, 2020

1:00 PM
St. Paul's Catholic Church
304 Sinclair Lewis Avenue
Sauk Centre, MN 56378

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