Age 78, of Holt, passed away September 4, 2012. She was born January 8, 1934, in Hastings. Mary was an active member of Holt United Methodist Church where she was involved with the United Methodist Women, United Methodist Camp Counselor, and she volunteered with the Girl Scouts of America. Mary was a platelet pheresis donor.
Surviving are: her husband of 59 years, Vance; 4 children, Vanetta (Steve) Conn, Maynard (Eileen) Hamilton, Carol Cook and Leon (Liz) Hamilton; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 6 siblings, Meryl (Crystal) Peake, Marvin Peake, Marjorie Huva, Melva Bigelow, Melvyn (Nadine) Peake and Maxine (Dale) Payne; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ira and Bernice Peake.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 8, 2012, at Holt United Methodist Church, 2321 N. Aurelius Rd., with The Rev. Dr. Glenn M. Wagner officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 6-8 p.m. Friday, and from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holt United Methodist Church in memory of Mary Hamilton. Arrangements by the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel.