Peggy Brattensborg

peggy brattensborg

Peggy Jean Brattensborg, 82, West Fargo, ND departed this life on Saturday, May 25, at Essentia Health in Fargo after a brief illness.

Peggy Walls was born August 16, 1930 in Huntsville, Alabama to the late Merritt Lihugh Walls and Mrytle Louise Fears Walls. Her father was a career military person. The family followed him to many locations. After graduating from High School she attended Nursing School. Peggy worked as an LPN in California for a number of years. She was married to James David Burgess who died after 13 years of marriage. Peggy moved to Fargo in 1972. She married Robert Eugene Brattensborg in Watertown, SD in 1979. The couple made their home in Fargo and later West Fargo.

Peggy worked at the American Legion and as a cook for the Fargo Elks Club. She will be remembered as  a great cook and a wonderful mother and wife.

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 34 years, Robert Eugene Brattensborg of Fargo, ND; a brother, Merritt (Susan) Phillip Walls of Mt. Crawford, VA; a sister Babbette Nadine Richardson of Oak Grove, MO; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Burgess of Burbank, CA and seven grandchildren, Tenia, Michael, Robert, Tabitha, Tammy, Michelle and James, seventeen great grand children, three great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband James David Burgess and by her daughter and son-in-law, Jimmie Jean and Robert Dale Nefzger and her son, Merritt David Burgess and a sister, Doris Charlene Hughes.

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  1. Oak Grove MOAlthough my sister Peggy and I were never close I will remember her for the few times we talked on the phone over the years. She would share her memories of her children and their lives and always tell me about Bob and how he was doing.

    I am sure she touched many lives over the years and leaves behind so many grandchildren that she will never be forgotten.

    May God comfort the family and give them the strength during this difficult time. May Peggy rest in God’s arms free of the pain and struggles of this world.

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