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Jean Hamilton services Friday

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Jean M. Hamilton, age 90 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014.

She was born October 29, 1923 in Sandusky, Ohio, to Harold and Mary (Subcasky) MacGregor.

She was married on December 26, 1942 to Howard Hamilton.

Jean is survived by her daughters, Geeana (Eric Baggett) Hamilton-Baggett of Miller Beach, Ind., and Betty (Marty Smith) Hamilton of Woodstock, Ill.; daughter-in-law, Cathy Hamilton of Hinkley, Utah; brother, Jack (Judy) MacGregor of Sandusky, Ohio; grandchildren, Andrew (Elisha) Sultzer, Melissa (Kyle) Lukey, Melinda, Karsten and Katrina Hamilton-Smith and Shannon Hamilton and great-grandchildren, Aubrie and Alexis Sultzer.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Howard; son, Howard Robert Hamilton; brother, Robert MacGregor and sister-in-law, Fayma MacGregor.

Jean was a homemaker, she was a loving wife and mother. She was a member of Chesterton First United Methodist Church and was active in the Serendipity Sunday School Class, Dorcas Circle and Companions in Christ. She enjoyed studying the bible and doing crosswords. She was active in swim aerobics. Jean was a former member of The Red Hats Society, a former youth leader at the Duneland YMCA and former Boy Scout Den Mother.

Funeral services will be held Friday, January 24, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at Chesterton First United Methodist Church, 434 S. 2nd St., Chesterton, Ind., with Pastor Cathy Allison officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.

Memorial donations may be made to Chesterton First United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Posted 1/21/2014