Marguerite L. “Peggy” Trexler, age 86, formerly of Duncansville, died Monday, October 4, 2021 at Graystone Manor of Altoona. She was born March 12, 1935 in Duncansville, a daughter of the late Harry B. and Alverta (Oaks) Davis. She married Alfred James Trexler on Dec. 30, 1953 in Winchester, VA. He preceded her in death on Sept. 3, 2008.
Surviving are four children: Linda (Don) Filby of Altoona, Susan Mielnik of Altoona, Dr. Ellen (Dr. Maria Lopez) Trexler of Ormond Beach, FL, and James (Beth) Trexler of Altoona; 9 grandchildren: Jennifer (Jerry) Smith, Christina DeGennaro, Chad (Jennifer) Holsinger, Paul (Krystine) Mannhaupt, Dr. Debi (Brian) Mannhaupt-Smith, Mark (Angela) Franks, Matt (Cammie) Franks, Jennifer Carr, and Christian (Lori) Mielnik; 20 great-grandchildren: Taylor and Matt Smith, Laney, Leah, and Dillon DeGennaro, Hazel, Chase, Harper, Kegan, Cameron, and Adam Franks, Liam, Lillie, and Ashlyn Mannhaupt, Liam Holsinger, Logan Williams, Kade Norris, Ben Carr, and Caitlin and Emily Mielnik; a great-great-grandson, Jace Norris; and two sisters: Cleora Winegardner and Esther Potter.
She was preceded in death by: 9 siblings: Almeda Diehl, Evelyn Treese, Ruth Turner, Janet Holmes, and Jack, Vernon “Dutch”, Robert, Kenneth, and Curtis Davis; and a son-in-law, Steve Mielnik.
Peggy was a 1954 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School. She retired from Mercy Hospital, Altoona, where she worked in the Physical Therapy department.
She was an avid member of Duncansville Evangelical Lutheran Church, where she was a member of the quilters.
Friends will be received on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 2pm until the 3pm Celebration of Life service, officiated by Pastor Jaime G. Olson, at Duncansville Evangelical Lutheran Church. Interment at Carson Valley Cemetery, Duncansville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Duncansville Evangelical Lutheran Church (1200 4th Ave., Duncansville, PA 16635).
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