Age 86, of Lansing, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on November 15, 2011 in Hastings, Michigan. She was born December 6, 1924 in Mason, Michigan.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of fifty-five years, Major Lewis J. Conley; her son Larry J. Conley; her parents, Ernest and Sylvia (Root) Hoke; and three sisters and three brothers. She is survived by her children: Denton (Karen) Conley of Holt, Ronald (Jane) Conley of Portland, Cynthia (Jimmy) Shidaker of Stockbridge and Linda (John) Underwood of Hastings. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and brother Ernest “Pete” Hoke of Lansing.
Margaret worked as a beautician for many years in Lansing, but her real passion was her family. She loved the camping trips and holiday gatherings they had together. She and Lewis traveled throughout the U.S. in their motor home.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, November 19, 2011 at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. Interment will be in East Lawn Memory Gardens, Okemos, Michigan. Friends and relatives may visit Margaret’s family on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and also one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Pennock Hospice or the Alzheimer’s Association.