May 11, 2011 Twin Falls Twin Falls County Idaho, USA
Casilda "Peggy" Anne Bloomquist (Connell) went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center.
Peggy was born June 22, 1934, in Burley, Idaho. She grew up on a farm in Shoshone and was a member of the Shoshone High School class of 1952.
She is survived by her husband, Don Bloomquist of Twin Falls, Idaho; sons, Kevin (Anne) Guthrie of Twin Falls, Mike (Jenita) Guthrie of Dallas, Texas, Rick Faught of Twin Falls and Don (Jennifer) Bloomquist Jr. of Nashville, Tenn.; daughters, Debbie (Jim) Brunel of Caldwell, Idaho, and Teresa (Mark) Christ of Buhl, Idaho; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Barbara Crockett of West Grove, Pa., and Lois Samac of Twin Falls; and sister-in-law, Nancy Connell of Shoshone, Idaho. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sanford and Dorothy Connell; and a brother, Gordon Connell, all of Shoshone.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, at Clover Trinity Lutheran Church in Buhl, with interment to follow in the Clover Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.
She had a love for animals and enjoyed reading. She had a passion for rescuing stray animals. She was a member of the Clover Trinity Lutheran Church.