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"I never meant for any of this to happen. You know? Not to Ed. Not to anybody. I just wanted to be someone."
―Peggy Blumquist[src]

Peggy Blumquist is a character in Season 2. She is a beautician with big-city dreams who is trying to figure out who she really is and what she really wants as she struggles with societal expectations. [1]

Early Life

Peggy was born and raised in Luverne, Minnesota. After her mother, Nora Knutson, died of breast cancer when Peggy was ten she was sent to live on a farm with her Aunt Agnes. She spent most of her childhood tilling the soil, with not many other children to play with. She met Ed in high school in 1970, however she began dating his friend Tim until he dropped out of school to fight in the Vietnam war. After Tim was killed, she was eventually won over by Ed, who had spent some time comforting her over her loss.

Season 2

Peggy Blumquist was a Luverne, Minnesota hairdresser, who became enraptured in a life of crime after she accidentally killed Rye Gerhardt in a hit-and-run and covering up the crime, with her husband, Ed Blumquist. Becoming wanted by the Gerhardt crime syndicate and law enforcement alike, she fled her pursuers with Ed, until Ed was killed by Hanzee Dent and she was arrested.

Episode Appearances

Season 2


To be added.

Season 2 characters
Main Ed BlumquistFloyd GerhardtHank LarssonLou SolversonPeggy Blumquist
Recurring Bear GerhardtBen SchmidtBetsy SolversonConstance HeckDodd GerhardtGibson
Hanzee DentJoe BuloKarl WeathersMort KellermanMike MilliganIrma MundtJeb Cheney
Otto GerhardtRicky GRonald ReaganRye GerhardtSimone GerhardtSkip Sprang
All characters