Peggy Thorson-Schroder

MORRIS—Peggy Thorson-Schroder, 66, of Morris, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 at The Parc of Joliet.
Born Sept. 29, 1952 in Morris, Peggy Elaine was a daughter of Vernon Dale and Hazel (Hendrickson) Thorson. She was raised in Morris and graduated from Joliet East High School with the class of 1970.
Peggy enjoyed gardening and reading, but will most be remembered for the love in which she held for her grandchildren.
Survivors include four children: Nicole (Robert) Angelo, Michelle (James) Vari and Brent (Janelle) Schroder, all of Morris and Brett (Melanie) Schroder, of Howe, TX; 12 grandchildren, two sisters, Shirlee (Charles) Schroder, of Stockton, MO and Beth (Steven) Brooks, of Morris, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Dale and Vernon Thorson; one sister, Janice, in infancy; one niece, Ellen Burkett and one nephew, Daniel Thorson.
The family will receive friends at Reeves Funeral Home, 408 E. Washington St., one block east of IL Route 47 in Morris  on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 from 1 p.m. until the time of funeral service at 3 p.m. Reverend Dr. Roy Backus will officiate, and burial will follow in Saratoga Cemetery in Morris.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Peggy’s memory to: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 4550 Montgomery Ave., Suite 1100N, Bethesda, MD 20814.
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Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Morris.