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Margaret "Peggy" Ellen Hizer

March 31, 1939 — January 6, 2023


Former Texas resident Margaret (Peggy) Ellen Hizer, 83, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2023.


Peggy was born March 31, 1939, to Earl and Minnie Geyer in Jeannette Pennsylvania. She married the love of her life John Hizer, in December 1958. She traveled the world as an Army wife. Her husband retired in 1973, in El Paso Texas. In 2013, she decided to move closer to her family in Utah.


She gave back to her community by volunteering for 20 years at Thomason Hospital in El Paso, Texas.


Peggy was the ultimate cat lady and always had several cats in her home that adopted her as their master. She also supported several animal organizations.


She loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and was fondly known for her abundance of snacks. She always sent them home with lots of candy and goodies. 


Peggy was preceded in death by her husband. She is survived by her son, John Jr. and his wife Patricia; 4 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.


Friends may visit the family from 6:00 to 8:00pm Thursday, January 12, 2023, at the Lindquist’s Syracuse Mortuary, 869 South 2000 West, Syracuse, Utah.


A graveside service will be held 10:00am Friday, January 13, 2023, at the Clinton City Cemetery, 750 West 800 North, Clinton, Utah.


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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, January 12, 2023

6:00 - 8:00pm (Mountain time)

Lindquist's Syracuse Mortuary

869 S 2000 W, Syracuse, UT 84075

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Graveside Service

Friday, January 13, 2023

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