Peggy Ann Weaver

peggy ann weaver
Peggy Ann Weaver died at the age of 68 on 14 May 2017, in Hospice of the Valley, located at St. Joseph Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ. Peggy was born on 10 July 1948 in Fargo, ND to Freeman and Fern (Shannon) McDonald. She graduated from Shanley High School in 1966. She received her Nursing Degree as a Registered Nurse from NDSU in 1984. She began her nursing career at St. Luke's Hospital, which later became Meritcare. She worked in both the clinic and hospital. She made her biggest impact working in Oncology and Palliative Care. She was known to be an extremely empathetic and compassionate nurse that treated all her patients as if they were her own family. There have been many testimonials from families of how well Peggy took care of them as well as their loved ones. In 2007 she moved to Surprise, AZ with her husband David but continued to summer in the Detroit Lakes Area. She loved spending time with family and friends and treasured every moment spent with their nine grandkids with whom she was always amazed and loved so dearly. Peggy loved to golf, read, do crossword puzzles, play Mahjong and piano. Her real talent was in crafts, which decorated their home and can be found in the homes of her many friends and loved ones. She was a beautiful kind hearted genuine loving person. She is survived by her devoted husband of 25 years, David, her brothers Tom McDonald (Barb) and Jerry McDonald (Judi), sister Maureen Lawrence (Brian), son Jon Renteria (Jennifer), daughter Brook Renteria (Travis), stepson Michael Weaver (Erin), stepdaughter Dawn Marie Derby (Chad), grandchildren Killian, Brady, Victoria, Brianna, Tyler, Hannah, Hayden, Jackson & Emma, Brother in-law Tim Weaver (Kim), Sister in-law Dee Weaver. Preceded in death by her parents Freeman & Fern McDonald, In-laws Butch & Jeanne Weaver, sisters Mary Romanchek (Mike) & Kathy Zimmerman (John), brother in-laws Donn Weaver (Dee) & Brian Lawrence. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society.

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  1. Dave and all Peggy’s Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss of the very special woman; so many of us will miss her.
    Our prayers are offered up for all of you.
    Ramona and Chuck Klein

  2. Dave and family,
    So sorry for your loss. Peg was an awesome woman! We were very lucky to know her for the short time we did. She made an impact and we will always remember her.
    Love and hugs,
    Bill, Joy and boys

  3. Dear Dave and family,

    We grieve for your loss and hope you know we pray without ceasing for all of you at this time. Our sympathy, Bill and Caroll Swinney

  4. Peggy was very happy and caring lady! She was a very good classmate in High School. A nice Lady!

  5. We may have only known Peggy for a short time. She did not fail to show her beauty and kindness! What a beautiful lady! Heaven is rejoicing! David, please know that we continue to pray for strength, comfort and healing for you and your family. Much love and hugs your way.

  6. Words cannot express how sad I am to lose my faithful and loyal friend, Peggy. What a dear and lovely person. Always thinking of other people and always so kind. I will miss her so much. And David, you know that my thoughts and love come to you at this time with prayers.

  7. David,
    We are so saddened by the loss of such a good friend. We will miss her joyful eyes, her laughter, and her friendship. We will be here to support you always. Our prayers are with you and with Peggy.

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