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Darlene (Fitzgerald) PEICHEL

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Darlene (Fitzgerald) PEICHEL Obituary
Burnsville, MN ~ Born June 20, 1936 Passed peacefully September 3, 2012 Preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Mary Fitzgerald and Grandson, Alan Ring. She is survived by her husband of nearly 53 years, Joseph Peichel, and children, Kathleen (Ralph) Ring, Timothy (Rita) Peichel, Michelle (John) Huver and Granchildren, Steven, David & Andrew Ring, Jeremy and Vincent Peichel, Elizabeth, Jessica, Christina, & Angela Huver and Great-Grandson Liam Peichel. Darlene was born and raised in Almena, Wisconsin and met Joe at a church dinner in Almena in 1959 and were married later that year. They moved to the Twin Cities and eventually settled in Eagan. She worked in the banking industry for 25 years, then worked and retired from Republic/Northwest Airlines for 17 years. She was a 33 year breast cancer survivor, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed baking, arts & crafts/ceramics, embroidery & cross stitch, church activities-especially rosary making, and spending time with all her grandkids and making a point to attend as many of their functions as possible. She so enjoyed travelling in her motor home and spending quality time with family. She was also an avid coca cola collector and enthusiast, along with her love of anything to do with Martha Stewart. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, September 7, 2012 at 11 a.m. with visitation Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and one hour prior to the service all at Mary Mother of the Church, 3333 Cliff Road East, Burnsville, MN. Interment Monday, September 10, 2012 at 11:15 a.m. at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis. Edina Chapel 952-920-3996

Published in Pioneer Press on Sept. 5, 2012
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