In Memory

Margaret Hawck (Mortensen) - Class Of 1934

Margaret Hawck (Mortensen)

Margaret Hawck Mortensen, 86, a resident of Alhambra, passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2002, at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center.  Margaret, who went by Peggy, was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on October 29, 1916 to Edward Edwin Hawck and Margaret Pearl Killian.

Peggy graduated from South Pasadena High School in June 1934, Queen of Angels Hospital College of Nursing in January 1939, and was certified as a Registered Nurse on February 29, 1940.  Her entire working life was dedicated to nursing.

Peggy is survived by her son Roger Woodrow Mortensen of Lacey, Washington; daughter Judith Ann Mortensen Small of Rancho Cucamonga, California; grandchildren, Margaret Marie Small, Billy Lee Small (Leah), Anna Lynn Small, Peter Joseph Mortensen (Michelle), and Carrie Lynn Small Cook (Rob); eleven great-grandchildren; brother Albert Charles Hawck (Barbara Jo) of Sun City West, Arizona; brother Richard Edward Hawck of Pinole, California; and sister Betty Gleeson of Ventura, CA.

Forever in our hearts, always loved, never forgotten.

Published in the Pasadena Star-News, July 14, 2009