Margaret Mason obituary (2021) – Skokie, Illinois

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Krasberg Mason, 82, a loving mother and wife and devoted disciple of Jesus, died on December 18. Peggy has spent much of her life loving and caring for her family, friends and those in need. Her faith in Jesus was beautiful and strong; she was at the heart of his life and guided his steps. Peggy served in the vestry of St. James the Less Episcopal Church in Northfield, IL and was a member of the church choir for many years. She was also a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Boca Grande, Florida and was actively involved in several Bible study and prayer groups in Illinois and Florida. She served for many years on the board of directors of The Cradle Society, an adoption agency in Evanston, Illinois. She was a member of the Northfield Garden Club and the Boca Grande Garden Club and Women’s Club. Peggy was president of the Krasberg-Mason Foundation, actively supported the Bruce Krasberg Rose Garden (designed by her father) at the Chicago Botanic Garden, and supported many charities. She was kind, caring and compassionate with a special heart for orphans, the elderly and the poor. Peggy is survived by her husband, David Mason; children, Bruce Mason (Shay) and Sarah Mason Wolchuk; grandchildren Abigail and Avery Mason and Caleb and Olivia Wolchuk. Peggy was predeceased by her mother, Corinne Krasberg (née Raster), her father, Bruce Krasberg and her sister Joan Krasberg Horsch. She loved her family deeply, including the children of her sister Joan, Michael Horsch, Jim Horsch and Katherine Horsch Jones. A memorial service for Peggy will be held on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 10 a.m. at St. James the Less Episcopal Church, 550 Sunset Ridge Road, Northfield, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to support the Bruce Krasberg Rose Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Arrangements have been made with Donnellan Family Funeral Services, Skokie, IL. For more information, please visit or call (847) 675-190.

Posted by Chicago Tribune on Dec 26, 2021.

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