Margaret Speraw |

Margaret Speraw

Services for Margaret “Peggy” Speraw of Grass Valley will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nevada City. Graveside services will follow at Sierra Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Nevada City.

Mrs. Speraw died Saturday, March 23, in Grass Valley. She was 69.

She was born March 21, 1933, in Thomas, W. Va., to Bert and Madge Pase. She graduated from Thomas High School in Thomas. She served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1953 as an airborne radio mechanic. She married Robert Speraw on Dec. 1, 1952, in Sacramento.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Relief Society and Grass Valley Ward. She was also a leader for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, and was active in PTA when her children were young. She enjoyed collecting milk glass, miniature houses and dolls; camping and hiking.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Speraw of Grass Valley; daughters Karen Hinton of Las Vegas, Kathy Barnum of Henderson, Nev., Kristine Patterson of Foresthill and Sonja M. Estes of Grass Valley; son, Robert Speraw II of Las Vegas; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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