Peggy Lou (Worl) Watson, 86, Residing on Maltby Road in Woodinville, passed away February 13, 8:25 A.M. at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue, Washington.
Peggy was born December 29, 1931, in Minot, North Dakota to proud parents, Raymond Worl and Edna Irene MacGregor Worl. She was the youngest of eight siblings. She moved to Woodinville at the age of 12, where her parents bought a chicken farm and small orchard on what is now Highway 9. Peggy graduated from Bothell High School in 1949. She had a short career as a secretary for an insurance agent before her brother, Jim Worl, introduced her to his best friend, Dave Watson. Dave and Peggy were married November 22, 1950 in Bothell.
Dave and Peggy made their home in Woodinville and had five boys. They moved into their current residence on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1971. Peggy loved her family, her home, and friends. No one was a stranger to Peggy. They were able to travel south for part of the winter for many years and enjoyed visiting Death Valley and Organ Pipes National Parks. She was a huge Mariners fan and was able to see some of the spring training practices in Arizona. She loved to spend Thanksgiving camping on the coast with family at Kalaloch National Park.
Peggy is survived by her husband of 67 years, David R. Watson, Sr., Jim Worl (brother), her sons, David R. Watson, Jr. and spouse, Judy, Thomas Watson and spouse, Delia, Mark S. Watson and spouse Susan, Ross A. Watson, John Watson and spouse, Mylisse. Peggy also is survived by her grandchildren, Tim Watson and spouse, Trish, Traci Watson, Thom-John Watson, Stephen Watson, Stefanie Watson, Garett Watson, and Jared Watson, great-grandchildren, Brenna, Lilly, and Lennox.
We will celebrate Peggy’s life at a Memorial Service at 3 p.m., Saturday, March 10, at Woodinville Community Methodist Church, Pastor Rick Vinther officiating.