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Margaret Tregoning

Margaret M. “Peggy” Tregoning, 73, of Springfield, died 9:02 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 8, 2019) at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.

She was born Dec. 21, 1945, in Springfield, to William and Margaret Rose McConnell Barrett. She married George Tregoning on Jan. 7, 1977, and he preceded her in death Dec. 11, 2015.

Survivors include one daughter, Bridget (Kenny) Boggs, Springfield; one son, William “Bill” (Dawn) Shelton, Bloomington; three grandchildren, Bryce Shelton, Victoria Boggs and Devon Boggs; one great-grandchild, Carter Wright; two brothers, Patrick (Marilyn) Barrett, Taylorville, and Denny (Mary Jo) Barrett, Brunswick, Maine; many nieces, nephews and cousins and several great-nieces and -nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and five brothers, Jack, Jim, Larry, Donald and Butch Barrett.

Peggy was a member of St. Cabrini Church in Springfield and St. James in Riverton and served as a lay associate in the Springfield Diocese. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Knights of Columbus in Riverton. She loved bingo and was a very devoted Bears and Notre Dame fan. She retired from the state of Illinois in 2002 and later worked as a certified nurses aide at the Franciscan Motherhouse in Springfield.

Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Staab Funeral Home, Springfield, with a prayer service at 4 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Cabrini Church, Springfield, with the Rev. Kevin Mann officiating. Private burial will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Real Life Church Food Pantry.

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