Margaret ‘Peggy’ Josephine Wells

July 16, 1942 - October 2, 2021



Margaret ‘Peggy’ Josephine Wells

Margaret “Peggy” Josephine Wells was born July 16, 1942 in St. Lawrence, South Dakota to Edward and Margaret (Weidner) Egan. The family moved to Cedar, Minnesota where she was raised and attended school. Margaret graduated from St. Francis High School, Class of 1960. She married Robert L. “Buck” Wells on July 7, 1964 and they have made their home in Cedar. Margaret was a member of Saint Patrick Catholic Church in Oak Grove. She especially enjoyed all of the family activities, doing puzzles, traveling and going to the casino with her sisters.

Margaret died unexpectedly on October 2, 2021 at the Cambridge Medical Center at the age of 79 years. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; 5 siblings, Mary Hackbarth, William Egan (Mickey), Edward Egan, Susan Hartfiel, Joseph Egan.

She is survived by 5 children, Catherine (Troy) Turner, Robby Wells (Becky Palmer), Suzy Wells, James (Roxanne) Wells, A.J. Wells; 6 grandchildren, Sam, Mara, J.T., Joseph, Victoria, Emily; 1, great-granddaughter, Janessa; 2 siblings, Elizabeth Irwin, Maureen Williams; and by many other relatives and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Visitation and Rosary at 9:00 a.m.

Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery following funeral.

Luncheon in the Social Hall after burial.


O Loving Father and Savior, send your angels to carry the soul of your servant from this earth to the heavenly place of eternal and everlasting life. Let family and friends who have passed before in faith be reunited in joy with the departed. Forgive any wrongs that have been committed and welcome this beloved spirit into the warm embrace of your unending peace. Amen.