July 6, 1941 - Sept. 14, 2009
CULBERTSON -- Mary Hamilton, 68, died Monday (Sept. 14, 2009) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook.
She was born on July 6, 1941, in Hastings to Henry and Margaret (Lovell) McClenahan. She grew up in the Hastings area and graduated from Hastings High School.
She moved to Minden and in February of 1977, she married Jim Hamilton. She worked at Coast to Coast Hardware in Minden for many years and for the Minden Terminal in the parts department. They moved to Culbertson in 2001.
She was preceded in death by her parents, infant son, Jay Carlson and infant grandson, A. J. Carlson.
Survivors include her husband, Jim of Culbertson; two sons, Jerry Carlson and wife, Judy of Minneapolis and Robert Carlson of Columbus; three daughters, Sondra Engler of South Dakota, Sheila Kehler and husband, Fred of Culbertson and Carrie Howard and husband, Jon of Longmont, Colo.; one brother, Richard McClenahan and his wife, Connie of Hastings; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services for her cremains will be Thursday at 11 a.m., at the Minden Cemetery with the Rev. Nancy Lambert officiating.
Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.
Layton-Craig Funeral Home in Minden is in charge of arrangements.