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Margaret "Peg" Young

February 5, 1951 — April 22, 2022

Margaret “Peg” Young, 71 of Richmond, died Friday, April 22, 2022, at her home, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

A funeral mass will be 10:30AM, Thursday, April 28, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wellman, with Father Bill Roush and Deacon Derick Cranston officiating. The service will be available via Livestream at the Beatty Peterseim Facebook page. Burial will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Richmond. Visitation will be held 4-8:00PM, Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. A Rosary/Prayer service will be held 3:30PM, Wednesday, prior to the visitation at the church. A memorial fund has been established for St. Joseph Catholic Church and Hospice of Washington County.

Peg was born February 5, 1951, in Iowa City, Iowa the daughter of Leo and Helen (Smith) Kinney. She graduated from Clear Creek High School, Oxford in 1969 and was united in marriage to Richard Young, November 28, 1970, at St. Mary’s Catholic church in  Oxford, Iowa.

She was employed with the University of Iowa as Custodial Services West Manager for Resident Services, for 42 years, retiring in November of 2021. She was a faithful member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church and was a former Cub Scout and Boy Scout leader. Peg also enjoyed bowling and baking.

Survivors include her husband, Richard “Dick” of Richmond, children, Angela (Jeff) Goodwin of Kalona, Michael Young of Duluth, MN, and Elsa (Daniel) Marie of Coralville; three grandchildren, Ryann Riggan, Kaleb (Taylor Heald) Goodwin and Baylee Goodwin, all of Kalona; siblings, John Kinney of Oxford, Marcia (Kenny) Walters of Oxford, Tom (Deanna Dickens) Kinney of Oxford and Tim (Nancy) Kinney of Oxford. Several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Rosary

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

3:30 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

210 11th Street, Wellman, IA 52356

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Visitation

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

210 11th Street, Wellman, IA 52356

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Funeral Service

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

210 11th Street, Wellman, IA 52356

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