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Margaret E. "Peggy" Respeliers

May 24, 1937 February 21, 2018
Margaret E. "Peggy" Respeliers
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Margaret E. “Peggy” Respeliers, age 80, passed away February 21, 2018 at Risen Son.

Peggy was born May 24, 1937, in Council Bluffs to the late Clifford “Hap” and Mary E. (Brady) Wheeler. She graduated in 1955 from St. Mary’s High in Omaha. During high school, Peggy worked at her father's drug store (Wheeler Drug), and for many years at Peoples True Value, where she loved working with the public.

On January 17, 1963, she married Joseph Respeliers, Sr. Together they were married for 52 years and spent many winters in Texas. Peggy is a member of Corpus Christi Parish and loved to play Bridge.

Besides her parents, Peggy is preceded in death by husband, Joe; daughter, Kathy Jo Reinhardt; grandson, Joey Goodwin; brother, Jim Wheeler and wife Kay.

Peggy is survived by her children, Bill (Tina) Simmons of Arvada, Colorado, Deborah (Richard) Blazek of Corning, Iowa, Joe (Cindy) Respeliers, Jr. of Council Bluffs, Mary Cleary of Clifton, Illinois, Cathy Ann (Dave) Strempke of Waterloo, Iowa, Tom (Annette) Respeliers of Council Bluffs, Marge (Brian Bauerly) Respeliers of Lincoln, Neb., Jo (Jeff) Klein of Council Bluffs; son-in-law, Mike Reinhardt of Missoula, Montana; 21 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, John (Lucille) Respeliers of Omaha; nieces and nephews.

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Previous Events

Recitation of the Rosary




3:00 PM 2/25/2018 3:00:00 PM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Followed by visitation until 5:00 p.m.

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




11:00 AM 2/26/2018 11:00:00 AM
Corpus Christi-Queen of Apostles

3304 4th Avenue
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51501

A luncheon at the church will immediately follow the Mass. Burial at St. Joseph Cemetery will follow the luncheon.

Corpus Christi-Queen of Apostles
3304 4th Avenue Council Bluffs 51501 Iowa
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Joseph Cemetery Final Resting Place

E. Pierce Street/McPherson Avenue
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503

E. Pierce Street/McPherson Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 Iowa
United States

Memorial Contribution

Wings of Hope

Corpus Christi Parish


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