Margaret ‘Peg’ J. (Arndt) Hinz of Osceola died Dec. 5, 2018. She was 82.

Margaret was born on April 20, 1936 to George and Rosabelle (Baillargeon) Arndt. She was raised on the family farm and graduated from Osceola High School. After high school, she worked at 3M before becoming a homemaker.

She married LeRoy L. Hinz on Dec. 1, 1956, at Assumption of BVM Catholic Church in East Farmington. Margaret and LeRoy retired and moved off their family farm in East Farmington to Osceola in 1988.

She enjoyed traveling, reading, playing cribbage and cards, taking an occasional trip to the casinos and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, George and Rosabelle; her husband, LeRoy; and brother, Jim Arndt.

Margaret is survived by her sons, Randy of Osceola, Rob (Myrna) of Luck, Rick (Sherry) of New Richmond and daughter, Chris (Gordy) Jones of Osceola, her brother David (Bonnie) Arndt of St. George, Utah, her eight grandchildren, Leah (Rob) Hanley, Derek Hinz, Kyle (Susan) Jones, Kipp Hinz, Megan (Dayne) Quist, Sheila Hinz, Monique Hinz and Bridget Hinz, and her one great grandchild, Otto Hanley.

Mass of Christian Burial was held Dec. 10 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Osceola with Fr. John Drummy officiating. Interment followed Mass at Oak Grove Cemetery in East Farmington.

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