Peggy Mae (Farniok) Romer, age 55, of Bolingbrook, IL, and formerly of Delano, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2019, at Amita Health Adventist Medical Center in Bolingbrook.
Per Peggy’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.
There will be a Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, May 2 at 11 a.m., in the Parish of Maximilian Kolbe-Saint Peter Catholic Church, 235 South Second Street, Delano, with a gathering of family and friends one hour prior to the Mass in the Martha’s Hall of the St. Peter Catholic Church.
Arrangements in Minnesota are being handled by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.
Arrangements in Illinois are being handled by Reeves Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs, or share Peggy’s memorial page online by logging on to: www.ReevesFuneral.com.
Peggy was born Sept. 8, 1963, in Watertown, a daughter of Genevieve (Schaust) Farniok and the late Ambrose William Farniok. She was raised and educated in Delano, and graduated from Delano High School with the class of 1982.
Following graduation, Peggy went on to work for the John H. Harland Company for over 25 years. Her employment had her relocate to California, and she eventually settled in Bolingbrook, IL.
She married David Romer May 23, 1987, in Delano. Peggy and David raised two daughters.
Peggy was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Bolingbrook; and in her free time, enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, and helping out with the yard. She was known for her love of chocolate and finishing her sudoku puzzles, but her lasting memories will always be the love that she had for her family.
Peggy is survived by her mom, Genevieve; her husband, David; two daughters: Megan (Kevin) Staley, and Leah Romer; and three grandchildren: Anthony Romer, and William and Rachael Staley.
She is further survived by 13 brothers and sisters: Jane (Dennis) Sticha, Judy (Tom) Farniok, Kathy (Erik) Farniok, Bobby (Shari) Farniok, Rita (Lance) DeTrude, Mark (Kay) Farniok, Wanda (Mike) Vanderlinde, Carmen (Ronald) Swartzer, Jean (Donny) Romer, John (Kim) Farniok, Wendy (Ned) Schroeder, Danny (Traci) Farniok and Billy (Maren) Farniok, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Peggy was preceded in death by her father, Ambrose; granddaughter Alexis Staley; niece Stacy Vanderlinde; and brother-in-law Allen Swanson.