Peggy Ann Clyatt, Alpharetta, GA/Formerly Janesville (1952 - 2013)
June 21, 1952 - January 4, 2013
Peggy Ann Clyatt, 60, of Alpharetta, GA, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at North Fulton Hospital in Alpharetta. She was born June 21, 1952, in Valley City, ND, the daughter of Gordon and Marion (Thompson) Michaelson. She moved with her parents to Lake Park, MN, in 1958, and graduated from Lake Park High School with the Class of 1970. She moved to Colorado where she met and married Ron Cook in 1971. The couple later divorced.
Peg moved to Sun Prairie, WI, in 1973, and to Janesville, WI, in 1974. She began working as a bookkeeper at Freedom Plastics where she worked her way to V.P., Treasurer, and served on the Board of Directors. In 1998, she moved to Ft. Pierce, FL, and assumed the responsibility of General Manager of that branch for Freedom Plastics. She sold her interest in the company after 25 years of service in 2003.
Peggy married John Clyatt on Oct. 16, 1999, in Cashiers, NC, at the High Hampton Country Club. The couple continued to live in Ft. Pierce, until moving to Cashiers, in the fall of 2003. The couple operated Black Bear Furniture from 2004 - 2009. Peggy then worked for Bank of America in Highlands, NC, from 2009 - 20011. In 2011, they moved to Atlanta, GA, where Peggy was employed by Threewill Consulting. Peg enjoyed music, sports and loved to shop. She had a very kind nature and positive outlook on life. She always liked to dance and have fun. Peggy was a dedicated mother and grandmother and spared nothing to ensure her family's success.
Peg is survived by her husband, John Clyatt of Alpharetta; mother, Marion Michaelson of Detroit Lakes, MN; son, Chad (Jen) Cook of Alpharetta; step-daughters, Brittany Hester of Ft. Pierce, and Shay Stepp of Greensville, SC; step-son, Chase Clyatt of Ft. Pierce; granddaughter, Kendall Cook; step-grandchildren: Emily Hester, Jake Hester, Luke Hester, Jake Stepp and Reagan Muncus; sister, Marlene (Marlin) Larson of Chattanooga, TN; brothers: Rollie Michaelson of Apple Valley, MN, Gene (Rita) Michaelson of Owatonna, MN, Rich (Nora) Michaelson of Shoreview, MN, and Bob (Ann) Michaelson of Pequot Lakes, MN; several nieces; and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Gordon Michaelson; and one niece.
Visitation will be at WEST-KJOS FUNERAL HOME, Detroit Lakes, MN, on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, from 4 until 6 p.m. and at LAKE PARK LUTHERAN CHURCH, Lake Park, MN, on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, from 10 until 11 a.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at 11 a.m. at LAKE PARK LUTHERAN CHURCH with Pastor Gary Erdmann officiating. Interment will be in the Lake Park Lutheran Cemetery in Lake Park, MN. MICHAELSON FUNERAL HOME, Owatonna, MN, is handling the funeral arrangements.
Michaelson Funeral Homes, Inc.
1930 Austin Road, P.O. Box 482,
Owatonna, MN 55060 (507) 451-7943