Margaret 'Peg' Glaus, 89Margaret H. "Peg" Glaus, age 89, of Eau Galle, died Sunday, Aug. 26, at the Heritage of Elmwood Nursing Home in Elmwood, with her family by her side.
Margaret H. "Peg" Glaus, age 89, of Eau Galle, died Sunday, Aug. 26, at the Heritage of Elmwood Nursing Home in Elmwood, with her family by her side.
Peg was born on March 9, 1923, at home in Arkansaw. She was the daughter of William and Bessie (LaPean) Keeler. Peg grew up in the Arkansaw area and graduated from Arkansaw High School in 1941. After school, Peg worked at the egg station in Durand and as a nanny. Peg married Donald Glaus on Oct. 27, 1943, at St. Joseph's in Arkansaw. After marriage, they farmed on the Chase Hill area of Eau Galle and raised their family. After leaving the farm, they moved into the Town of Eau Galle, where Peg became a CNA at the Myrtle Werth Hospital in Menomonie for 15 years. In June of 2011, Peg moved to the Welcome Home Assisted Living in Elmwood until August of this year.
Peg loved to fish. She was an avid seamstress, making her daughters' dresses for all their occasions. She was an avid Brewer fan, and she enjoyed her flower and vegetable gardens, woodworking at Don and Peg's woodworking shop, canning foods, snowmobiling, playing cards, and hunting deer, getting her last deer at age 70. Most of all, Peg loved to spend time with family and friends.
Peg is survived by her children, David (Bev) of Elmwood, Myrna (Lynn) McRoberts of Eau Galle, Gail (Bernie) Feuker of Chippewa Falls, and Donna (Jim) Weber of Eau Claire; 13 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; three sisters, Isabel Berger of Eau Claire, Gwelda Glaus of Durand, and Fern (Gene) Ingalls of Minnesota; four brothers, William (Jane) Keeler of Arkansaw, Bernard (Doris Fuller) Keeler of Red Wing, Minn., Warren (Lorraine) Patnode of Durand, and Giles (Marge) Patnode of Minnesota; a special nephew, Tom Klein of Arkansaw; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald (2010); one grandson, Michael Schuch; three sisters, Marie Ingalls, Ruth Klein, and Mildred Berger; and one brother, Phillip Keeler.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at St. Henry's Catholic Church in Eau Galle. Rev. Jerry Hoeser will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand and 1 hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.
Rhiel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family. Condolences may be made online at www.rhielfuneralhome.com.
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