Alta Peck

Alta Peck

SAUK CITY, Wis. – Alta Peck, 91, died Aug. 12, 2013, at Maplewood Nursing Home in Sauk City, Wis.

She was born Oct. 27, 1921, in Rushville, Ind., the daughter of Scotty and Bertha Ward.

She married the love of her life, Robert Peck, on Nov. 17, 1946. Alta and her husband sold Tupperware for 11 years prior to moving to Urbana in 1968, to pursue their dream of being Tupperware distributors. They retired from Tupperware in 1986. Alta and Bob enjoyed many years with their Tupperware family.

Alta is survived by four children, Nancy Payson, Jim (Judith "Chuck") Peck, Kim (Nancy) Peck and Kathy (Keith) Hammonds; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a brother.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sept. 7, 2013, at Mahomet United Methodist Church, 1302 South Mahomet Road, Mahomet.

The family would like to thank the staff at Meadow Ridge and Meadow View in Baraboo, Wis., for the wonderful care they gave our mother over the last few years. They were like family to her.

Arrangements by Hooverson Funeral Home, Sauk City, Wis., www.hooversonfuneral homes.com.