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Margaret Mary "Peggy" Gorkowski


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Margaret Mary "Peggy" Gorkowski Obituary
Margaret "Peggy" Mary Gorkowski 1948—2018
Margaret "Peggy" Mary Gorkowski, 69, Rockford, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018, at the Atrium on McFarland. She was born December 29, 1948, in Monroe, WI, the daughter of Donald "Mack" and Anna (Crotty) McDonald. She was a graduate of Muldoon Catholic High School in the class of 1966. Peggy married Michael Gorkowski in Rockford. He passed away in 1986. Peggy owned and operated the Donut King in Rockford and later worked at Chrysler Corporation in Belvidere where she served on numerous boards and action committees representing members of UAW Local #1268. She was an avid Packer fan. Peggy was the Matriarch of her Rockford family and instilled a great work ethic in her family. Survived by her sons, Craig (Lindsey) Gorkowski and Kristin Gorkowski, both of Rockford; grandson, Kaden Gorkowski; siblings, Patricia Hagar of Rockford, Michael McDonald of KY, and Pamela (Russell) Wenz of TN; several loving nieces and nephews; and a soon to be born great-nephew. Predeceased by her husband, Michael and her parents.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 15, 2018, at St. Bridget Catholic Church, 600 Clifford Av., Loves Park. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Saturday until time of service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a trust fund for her son, Kristin. Please make checks payable to Craig Gorkowski. Share online condolences at www.fitzgeraldfh.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Sept. 12 to Sept. 14, 2018
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