1921 Margaret 2015

Margaret "Peggy" Prast

October 7, 1921 — April 20, 2015

Margaret “Peggy” Prast, age 93, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, April 20, 2015. She was born on October 7, 1921 to the late Roy “Hugh” and Caroline (Heckrodt) Gear. Peggy graduated from Menasha High School in 1939 and went on to serve as a Drill Sergeant in the U.S. Army from 1943 until 1946. She enjoyed cooking and owned a catering business in the area for many years. Peggy was a dedicated member of the Girl Scouts for fifty plus years and also was a member of the Menasha Alumni Association, TOPS Club, and the Y-Nots singing group.

Peggy is survived by her children: Ann (Steve) Noll, John (Tina) Prast, Pete (Christine) Prast, Margaret (Howard) Johnson, Jim (Holly) Prast, and daughter-in-law JoAnne Prast; brother Bill (Delores) Gear; sisters Carole (Harland) Clark and Dorothy Jones; thirteen grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son William Prast and Francis Prast; and siblings: Hugh, Duane, Elaine, and Helen.

A memorial service for Peggy will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME, 537 N. Superior Street, Appleton with Chaplain Brad McIntyre officiating. A time of visitation will be held at the funeral home from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund will be established

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