Margaret 'Peggy' Schwarz

Schwarz, Margaret "Peggy" Age 87, of Deephaven died peacefully on February 17, 2020 at the home she and her husband designed and built 55 years ago. Peggy earned a Home Economics degree from the U. of Illinois. She then became a strong advocate for Women's rights. She served as the 1st Woman President of YWCA and was the 1st Woman in MN to be granted a contractor license. She went on to own and operate Conlin Schwarz Homebuilders and Roos-Frick Construction. An avid bridge player, a spirited golf player, and a lover of the Minnesota Orchestra. She spent her time reading, cooking, traveling, and many summers at the beloved Madeline Island. Preceded in death by husband, Dick; parents, Jack & Wilhelmina Conlin; siblings, Barbara (Dann) Wood & Robert (Claire) Conlin. Remembered for her tenacious spirit and quick wit by her family and friends, children, Maggie & Kurt (Sally); grandchildren, Andrew (Jeni) Kropp, Adam (Kendra) Kropp, Ella (Judson) McKown & Jack Schwarz; great grandchildren, Damian, Mya, Evelyn & Hadley. Memorial service Friday, February 28, 11 AM at Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd East. Visitation at church one hour before service. Memorials SouthShore Senior Partners, 5737 Country Club Rd, Shorewood, MN 55331. David Lee Funeral Home Wayzata 952-473-5577