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Peggy E. Finholdt, 82

Peggy E. Finholdt, 82

Peggy E. Finholdt, 82 of Austin, Minnesota, died at her home on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Peggy was born on Feb. 14, 1935, in Lahore, Pakistan (formerly India) to Arthur and Gwendollyn (Coxhead) Sullivan. She attended school in Pakistan and moved to England with her family where she completed her education. Peggy moved to the United States and lived in Albert Lea, Minnesota, where she was employed at the Holiday Inn.

In 1986, Peggy married James R. Finholdt and they moved to Austin, Minnesota, where Peggy worked at the Austin Medical Center. She liked to read and watch old movies. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Peggy is survived by her husband, Jim Finholdt, Austin, Minnesota; daughter:,Laurie (Ray) Mechler, Austin, Texas; son, David Sullivan, Cottage Grove, Minnesota; grandchildren, Andrew Mechler, Julia Mechler, Jeffrey Mechler, Nicholas Koenigs, Jennifer (Steven) Sbarbaro, Victoria Sullivan and Tiffany Sullivan; three great-grandchildren, Kai, Alexis and Stevie; sisters, Anne Hogg, London, England and Susan (Doug) Lake, Norfolk, England; brother-in-law, Clifford Finholdt, Austin, Minnesota; sisters-in-law, Julie (Terry) Corkill, Austin, Minnesota, Grace Patricia Finholdt, Bradenton, Florida, Susan (Kenneth) Dunn, Belleville, Illinois, and Rosemary Finholdt, Columbus, Ohio; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Eugene “Buzz” Hanson; and brothers, John Sullivan and Peter Wakeford.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 20, at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary with the Rev. Dennis Tamke officiating. Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary, until the time of the service.