Memorial Services were held for Blanche “Peggy” Goeson, age 92 of Perham, on Monday, April 5, 2021 at Karvonen Funeral Home in Wadena, with Pastor Larry Vosika. Honorary Pallbearers were Peggy’s grandsons: Rich, Andy, Tanner, and Jared; and granddaughters: Wendy, Jennifer, Tiffany and Vanessa. Peggy was laid to rest at Hillview Cemetery, Menahga.
Blanche “Peggy” Marjori Comstock was born on August 11, 1928 in Williston, N.D. Her parents were the late Emry and Laura (Kregger) Comstock. Peggy grew up on the family farm in Alexander, N.D. Peggy attended school in Alexander and Williston, N.D. On August 11, 1944 Peggy was united in marriage to Ben Goeson in Sidney, Mont. Their marriage was blessed with 2 children. Peggy and Ben made their home in Williston where Peggy raised their children and Ben was employed at the Triple 3 Filing Station for a year and then at United Auto Service for 9 years. Peggy and Ben then resided in Billings, Mont. for 13 years where Ben was a manager for the Tractor Supply Company. In 1973 Peggy and Ben made their home in Butler, when they purchased a farm. Peggy and Ben sold their farm to their son, Monte, in 1990. Ben passed away on September 13, 2017.
On March 28, 2021 Peggy passed away at Harvest Glen, Perham Living at 92 years of age. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Preceding Peggy in death were her parents, Emry and Laura Comstock; husband, Ben Goeson; sisters: Ruth Holm and Laverne Rogers; brother, Kenneth (Pat) Comstock; brothers-in-law: Jerry Goeson; Ingman Holm; Loren Roger; Thomas Goeson; Bruce (Marlene) Goeson; sister-in-law: Joyce Smith.
Peggy is survived by her daughter: VonDaLee Graba of Detroit Lakes; son: Monte (Jolene) Goeson, of New York Mills; 8 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Elva (Hunter) Smith of Williston, N.D.; Dorthelda (Virgil “Smokey”) Dunn of Gernsey, Wy.; brothers-in-law: Robert Goeson of Elizabethtown, Ky.; and also many other relatives and a host of friends.
Please visit www.karvonenfuneralhome.com to leave memorials and condolences on Peggy’s Tribute Wall.
Arrangements are provided by Karvonen Funeral and Cremation Service of New York Mills.