Margaret Fields


Peggy Fields (nee Weeks) 57, passed through death to eternal life on January 12th, 2016 while being surrounded by her loving family.

Peggy was a graduate of Yorkville High School. She had been employed by Aurora Pump, ASC Pump, and on the board of directors at the Aurora Postal Employees Credit Union.

Since Peggy was diagnosed with ALS, she enjoyed spending time on Facebook, keeping up with the many posts from all her friends and family. She also enjoyed winning the hundred of thousands make believe dollars at the Facebook casino playing slots.

Her survivors include: her care giving, loving husband of 30 years, Tom, her caregiver and daughter Sara, her sons Erick, Tom Jr., Tim, and Tony. She is also survived by her mother Josephine Weeks-Hanlon, Her siblings, Bill and Bonnie Weeks, Bobbi and Fred Paquet, and Don Weeks. A niece, several nephews, aunts, and beautiful grandchildren.

The family wishes to thank: the team members of Season’s Hospice who supported Peggy, Marie Shindlebeck- Pierce and Janet Shindlebeck, Heartland Blood Centers, the wonderful members of First Lutheran Church of Plano, Jill Joerns of Fox Valley Medicine, and all other friends and family who contributed to her care.

There will be a memorial service held for Peggy at the First Lutheran Church of Plano, 200 N. Center Street on Saturday January 16th, 2016. Visitation will begin at 9:00am with a memorial service to follow at 11:00am.

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  1. Angela Senft Sipes

    You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I remember Peggy as a sweet little girl in my class at St. Pauls. That’s how I will keep her in my memory!

  2. Deepest sympathy to P eggys family. She lived out her life with such grace and class. She taught me alot about living. Tom and family, you were so brave for her, you were there for her ever step of the way, always by her side, caring for her so terderly. I pray your faith and good memories help you through this very different time. Fondly, Mike and Janet

  3. We met as total strangers and because of a terrible disease called ALS, Peggy and I found a bond that connected us like sisters. Her smile and laughter, strength and courage and love for her family were beautiful moments to witness. We are so fortunate to have such a beautiful angel as Peggy watching over all of us. To Tom, Sara and Erick, my respect and love for you is beyond words. The love in your home was evident everytime I had a chance to see you together. The unfaltering care you gave Peggy made her journey that much more bearable. Let your wonderful memories of your Wife/Mother put smiles on your faces and help you find peace in your hearts…..that’s what she wanted for all of you.

  4. Tom, my prayers are with you and your family.

  5. So lucky to have met her, so sad to have known her so briefly.
    One of the bravest, strongest woman I’ve met yet, with a family to match.
    Love to all of you.

  6. My prayers go out to the family, I enjoyed going on many trips her and her mother, she was always smiling and so full of fun and truly someone who lived life to the fullest. She will be missed.

  7. My prayers to the family. Growing up next door I always remember her beautiful smile, She has a beautiful soul filled with kindness. She will be missed.

  8. My prayers go out to the family, I am so lucky to have had a best friend like Peggy over the years. I am glad that I got to spend some time with her these last few months. I well miss her smile and how brave and strong she was. To Tom and Sara you did a great job with Peggy I could see it every time I step into your home I could see all the love and care you gave her. I well miss her deeply.

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