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Peggy Niemczyk obituary

Peggy Ann Niemczyk, 66, of Lake City, passed away after a short illness on Sunday, January 22, 2023, at Mayo Clinic – Rochester, Saint Marys Campus. She was born January 8, 1957, in Hastings, Minn. to Jerome and Veronica (Rohl) Lubich. Peggy’s father, Jerome, passed away in April of 1956. Peggy was adopted by Gerald Kusilek in September of 1958 after his marriage to Bonnie.
Peggy attended school in Wisconsin and graduated from Baldwin-Woodville High School in 1975. She went on to attend the University of Wisconsin - Stout, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1984. After graduating she worked at several different jobs but found her true calling in serving the elderly. She spent many years taking care of her great-grandmother, grandparents, and working in Elder Care.
Peggy was very involved in her church. She gave many hours of her time as Legion of Mary President, RCIA Mentor, Eucharistic Minister, and Pro-Life Advocate. She currently was a member of St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake City.
Peggy and Ray were married on October 15, 2005, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Big River. They resided in Coon Rapids until Ray’s retirement in 2019. Peggy and Ray enjoyed planning and participating in many rallies with the Miata Car Club. The two of them enjoyed many travel adventures on their own as well. They moved to Lake City in 2020.
Peggy is survived by her loving husband, Ray Niemczyk of Lake City; five sisters, Susan (Stan) Gausman of Baldwin Wis., Jackie (Dennis) Mitchell of New Richmond Wis., Christie (Jim) Mikla of Deadwood, S.D., Carrie Timmers of Woodville, Wis., and Dana (Mike) Timmers of Baldwin, Wis.; three brothers, Joe (Anna) Kusilek of Baldwin, Wis., Jeff (Anne) Kusilek of Menomonie, Wis., and Jim (Audrey) Kusilek of Rice Lake, Wis. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers-in-law, John Timmers and Tom Mudek.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, January 27, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church in Hammond, Wis. with Father Joseph Anil officiating. The burial will follow the service in the church cemetery. Friends and family may visit one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.
Arrangements by Schleicher Funeral Homes, Lake City Chapel.  Guest register may be signed at

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