Margaret (Peggy) Fung
1952 - 2018
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Peggy Knochenhauer FungJuly 19, 1952 - August 23, 2018Margaret "Peggy" Knochenhauer Fung, age 66, passed away Aug 23 after a long struggle with cancer. She was home in Foster City surrounded by her family.
Born to James and Martha Knochenhauer in Columbus, Ohio, at age five the family moved to San Mateo. Peggy graduated from Hillsdale High School, Chico State, and Notre Dame de Namur University. She married the love of her life Allan Fung in 1974. Peggy taught in the San Mateo/Foster City School District for more than 25 years. Returning to the classroom was one of the best decisions of her life. As a tremendous athlete, she swam for the Marlins and San Mateo Masters for the last three decades. She also played for the World Champion Peninsula Water Polo team where she made life-long friends. She loved visiting her cabin in Lake Tahoe — skiing in the winter, swimming and kayaking in the summer.
Peggy will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 44 years, Allan, and their children Joey Fung (Chloe), Katie Fung (Michael), and Scott Fung (Mary). She will also be fondly remembered by her grandson Nolan, mother Martha Knochenhauer, seven siblings and several family members.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Foster City Rec Center on Sep. 28 at 3:30. For the compete obituary, please search for Margaret Fung at www.legacy.com.


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Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Aug. 31 to Sep. 2, 2018.
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September 3, 2018
The dignity with which Peggy endured her illness was something to behold. She rarely complained, and those complaints were mostly about why she wasn't swimming faster. Peggy was an inspiration to many of us, and we will miss her dearly.
LIz Roepke
September 2, 2018
My love and heartfelt condolences to the Fung and Knockenhauer families. How Peggy lived life so courageously, joyfully and lovingly will always be an inspiration!
Judy Ishida
September 2, 2018
Laura, I am so sorry for your family's loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Beth Phounsavath
September 2, 2018
Oh Peggy we're going to miss you so much. You were a good friend for many many years and we loved you and love your mother and family. You had a really hard battle and you fought. You will certainly be missed at our luncheons.
virginia Jonsson
September 2, 2018
Our sincere sympathies to Allan and your family.
Crystal Papasan
September 2, 2018
My deepest condolences to you and your families on the passing of Peggy Fung. She was sincere, loveable and friendly individual!
Margaret Mar (Ow)
September 1, 2018
Extending heartfelt condolences and prayers of comfort to the Fung family. May the hope and promise of everlasting life sustain and comfort you during this difficult time. John 11:24,25
Elizabeth
August 31, 2018
We had so much joy sking with Allan and Peggy at Heavenly, Vail and Brecke ridge
Our thoughts are with you and the family! May you all be comforted by your loving memories of Peggy! We will remember her especially when we ski with Allan in the coming years!
Cindy VanFleet
August 31, 2018
Heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Please find comfort in knowing that God cares for you.
August 24, 2018
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
Neptune Society of Northern California
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