Gwendolyn “Gwen” J. Hamilton, of Mora and Lexington, died on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. She was 91 years old. 

She was born on Aug 8, 1930 in Minneapolis. She was the past state and 10th district president of the Minnesota American Legion Auxiliary. She worked for Lifetouch (National School Studio) for 30 years. 

She loved spending time with her family, Christmas and watching baseball. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Evelyn (Heath) Hulke; daughter, Pamela Jeanne Hamilton St. Clair; sister, Madolyn (Arvid) Mann; and brother, DeWayne (Barbara) Hulke. 

She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Thomas Hamilton Sr.; children, Madolyn “Tootie” (Gene Stierns) Amundson and Thomas (Ann Schmidt) Hamilton Jr; son-in-law, Dan St Clair; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; other loving relatives; and her American Legion family. 

Her funeral was held at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, 8211 Red Oak Drive, Mounds View, MN on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the American Legion Auxiliary: Dept. of Minnesota, 20 W. 12th St, Room 314, St Paul, MN  55155. Memo: Gwen Hamilton Memorial. 

Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home, 763-571-1300, millerfuneralfridley.com.

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