2010-10-06 / Obituaries



Margaret Lou “Peggy” VanConant, age 71, of Peck, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2010, at St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron Hospital.

She was born in Yale on Tuesday, September 27, 1938, the daughter of the late Virgil and Norma (Alexander) Molesworth.

Her marriage to Henry VanConant was October 5, 1957, in Ohio.

Peggy was a loving individual who always put her family first and treated many others like they were her family too. She was a lifetime Peck resident who worked as secretary for Peck High School for 26 years before her retirement in 2003. Peggy attended all of the Peck sporting events she could and supported the teams by collecting money or keeping book at the games. She was an avid fan of all sports, particularly when her granddaughters were participating. Peggy was Peck’s “biggest sports fan”, but was known to athletes throughout the thumb as “Grandma Peggy”.

She is survived in addition to Hank, her husband of nearly 53 years; one daughter, Sheryl (Paul) Stone of Peck; one son, Robert (Darlene Lewis) VanConant of Croswell; five grandchildren, Tracy (Dustin) Krause, Amanda Ernst, Micheala (Anthony) Hackett, Alyissa VanConant and Samantha VanConant; three great-grandchildren, Caiden, Cole, Carter and a “bun-in-theoven”; five siblings, Shirley (Bob) Mix, Patty (Ray) Orchard, Audrey (Jerry) Warner, Richard (Patty) Molesworth, and Lynn (Darlene) Molesworth, as well as many nieces, nephews and a world of friends.

She is preceded in death by one son-in-law, James Ernst in 1998.

Funeral services were held at Peck High School gymnasium with Pastor Ryan Budde of Croswell Wesleyan Church, who officiated.

Burial was in Elk Township Cemetery, Peck.

Memorials are suggested to Peck Athletics Boosters, c/o Peck Community Schools, 222 East Lapeer St, Peck, MI 48466 or Visiting Nurse Association of Port Huron, 1430A Military St., Port Huron, MI 48060-5921.

Arrangements by Kaatz Funeral Directors, Yale. For information and guest book: kaatzfunerals.com

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