November 15, 2015
- 5:00 PM
November 15, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
November 16, 2015
- 2:30 PM
Peggy Murphy Sweeney, 82, passed away peacefully on November 10, 2015. She was born on February 23, 1933, to Mary (McGillic) and Jerome Murphy. She grew up in Mandan, ND, and Fargo, where she graduated from Sacred Heart Academy. Peggy attended North Dakota State University and served on the inaugural Board of Directors of Riverview Place, Fargo.
Peggy married Larry Sweeney on February 19, 1955. They lived in Fargo where they raised six children. Peggy will be remembered for her caramel rolls, world-wide travel, and great bridge game. She will be terribly missed by her family and friends, to whom she was devoted and with whom she built a lifetime of cherished and lasting memories.
Peggy is survived by her six children, Kathleen (Dirk) Swart, Eden Prairie, MN; Kevin (Robin) Sweeney, Moorhead; Michelle Powers, Fargo; Michael (Kathryn) Sweeney, Bloomington, MN; Lisa (Luke) Litteken, Highlands Ranch, CO; and Margaret Hines, Fargo; 18 grandchildren, Alexandra Tillotson, Aaron Swart, Jonathon Swart; James Sweeney, Kate Sweeney, Ally Carey, Tessa (Andrew) Larson; John, Matt, and Ian Powers and Mike (Lisa VanDierendonck-Powers) Powers; Billy, Elizabeth, and Charlie Sweeney; Elsa and Ethan Litteken; Jennifer and Troy Hines; and four great grandchildren, Ayden Ackerson; Henley and Kaelyn Powers; and James Green. Peggy is also survived by brother-in-law, Tom Bogan, and sisters-in-law Donna and Lenore Sweeney and Barb Murphy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Sweeney, and her parents; brother, James Murphy, and sister, Joan Bogan; brothers-in-law Gene, Mark, and Donald Sweeney; and sister-in-law Millie Sweeney.
Memorials are preferred to Nokomis Child Care Center (Village Family Service) and St. John Paul II Catholic Schools Network.
The funeral will be held at 2:30 PM Monday, November 16, at Nativity Church in Fargo. There will be visitation at 4 PM with a prayer service at 5 PM Sunday, November 15, at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. Burial will be at Holy Cross South Cemetery, Fargo, following the funeral.