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Obituary for Peggy Kringen Soden

Margaret (Peggy) Kringen was born March 7, 1951, in Northfield, MN, to Duane and Elaine (Holst) Kringen. She graduated from Northfield High School in 1969 and Pacific Lutheran University in 1973. Shortly after moving to Spokane with her family in 1985, Peggy joined the staff at Riverview Retirement Community and worked there for the rest of her life, eventually becoming Vice President of Administrative Services. Peggy had many talents, including gardening and sewing. She served as stage manager for plays at the Civic Theater, and frequently attended the Spokane Symphony. She loved spending time at the family lake cabin in […]

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Margaret (Peggy) Kringen was born March 7, 1951, in Northfield, MN, to Duane and Elaine (Holst) Kringen. She graduated from Northfield High School in 1969 and Pacific Lutheran University in 1973. Shortly after moving to Spokane with her family in 1985, Peggy joined the staff at Riverview Retirement Community and worked there for the rest of her life, eventually becoming Vice President of Administrative Services. Peggy had many talents, including gardening and sewing. She served as stage manager for plays at the Civic Theater, and frequently attended the Spokane Symphony. She loved spending time at the family lake cabin in northern Minnesota, and in later years she traveled the world, exploring China, Cuba, Morocco, Turkey, Iceland, and more. All who knew Peggy recognized that she was a determined person. She did what she said she was going to do, overcoming many obstacles along the way. Peggy died on March 24, 2018. She is survived by her children: Joel (Mallory Atkinson) and Marta (Ryan Kahler); four grandchildren: Arlo and Cora Soden and Kira and Evan Soden-Kahler; father Duane Kringen; sister Janet Thompson; and brother Andrew Kringen. Her mother, Elaine Kringen, preceded her in death. A memorial service is being held on Saturday, April 21, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of the Riverview Retirement Community. The family suggests memorials to the Spokane Symphony or the Equal Justice Initiative.

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10:00 AM - April 21, 2018

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