Margaret M. “Peggy” Nielsen, 87 of Streator passed away Monday morning (July 26, 2021) at her residence.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Hagi Funeral Home, Streator. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Streator. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 AM Thursday prior to services at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Peggy was born May 22, 1934 in Chicago, a daughter of John and Margaret (Fitzpatrick) Connors. She married Edward H. Nielsen Jr. on March 24, 1952 in Chicago. He preceded her in death on March 12, 2012.
She is survived by a son, Edward W. Nielsen of Streator.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Jack, Frank and Bill Connors; and two sisters, Mae Gaffin and Joan Wilcox.
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