March 31, 1953 – December 27, 2016


Peggy Ann Koster, 63 of St. Cloud, died Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Quiet Oaks Hospice House, St. Augusta, MN after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Visitation will be Monday, January 2, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud. Private family services will be held. Burial will be at Pinewood Cemetery in Crosslake, MN in the spring.

Peggy Ann Leitold was born March 31, 1953 in Brainerd, MN to Clyde and Norma (Eaves) Leitold, Sr. She worked in sales for many years at Helzberg Diamonds and worked for Bremer Bank for 13 years, retiring in 2013 as the File Center Manager. Peg was married to Gerald “Jerry” Koster on March 16, 1991 in Sauk Rapids, MN. She enjoyed growing beautiful flowers as well as tomatoes and cucumbers to give to friends. She also enjoyed hockey, especially the MN Wild, fishing trips (particularly to Canada) visiting casinos, traveling to Florida and spending time with family, especially her great niece and nephew. Peg will be remembered for her generosity, warm smile and contagious laugh.

Peg is survived by her mother, Norma Leitold of Crosslake, MN; brother, Clyde (Kathleen Auguito) Leitold Jr. of Aitkin, MN; sister, Jan Leitold of Merrifield, MN; nephew, Brandon (Joslin) Leitold of Clear Lake, MN; stepchildren, Kirby (Tricia) Koster of Hugo, MN and Kimberly (Rosta) Hruba of Warroad, MN; step grandchildren, Kelsey, Hailey, Tereza, Luke, David, Lucie, and Antonin; great niece and nephews, Colton, Carly, and Gavin; and her beloved kitties, Pixie, BooBoo and Suzie Q. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry in 2012 and her father Clyde.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to Lucky’s Place Animal Shelter or Coborn’s Cancer Center.