Marcell M. Hamilton, 86, Kasson
The memorial service for Marcell M. Hamilton, 86, Kasson, will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 29, 2002, at Evanger Lutheran Church in Sargeant with Rev. Jackie Short officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Marcie passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022, of natural causes at Fairview Care Center in Dodge Center.
She was born on July 23, 1935, in Wall Lake, Iowa, to Roy and Ida (Sager) Hedberg. She moved with her family as a young girl to rural Hayfield, where she grew up on the family farm, and attended Hayfield schools, graduating from Hayfield High School in 1954.
Marcie was married on July 25, 1954, at the United Methodist Church in Hayfield, to Richard G. Hamilton. The couple lived on the Hamilton Family farm in rural Sargeant before moving to Babbitt, for a few years where Richard was employed at the Erie Taconite plant.
They returned to Rock Dell Township where they farmed, raised their family, and lived for the next 24 years. Marcie was a farmwife and homemaker and was employed at Vernon Creamery in Oslo, for many years. Richard was a longtime area farmer.
They both were employed at St. Marys Hospital, Marcie in housekeeping, until her retirement in 2015, when they moved to Kasson.
Marcie was a longtime member of Evanger Lutheran Church in Sargeant. She enjoyed crocheting, playing cards, singing while driving the tractor, the occasional trip to the casino, the music of Lee Greenwood, and all things Elvis. Marcie loved time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Marcie is survived by her husband, Richard; seven daughters and one son, Cindy (Terry) Thompson of Pequot Lakes, Joy (Patrick) Naylor of Waltham, Peggy (Rollie) Speltz and Penny Stevenson both of Lake City, Robin Hoefs (Dennis Gerhart) of Rochester, Tracy (Tony) Olson of Pine Island, Karri Hamilton of Taos, NM and Gregory (Judy) of Los Alamos, NM; 23 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Patsy Mathias, and one brother, Robert Hedberg.
A time of visitation for family and friends will take place from 10 to 11 at Evanger Church on Friday morning. Arrangements are with Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville. Condolences and memories of Marcie are welcome at www.griffin-gray.com.