MADISON—Irma A. Hamilton, age 104, of Madison, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. She was born on March 2, 1913, in Monticello, Wis., to John and Nellie (Krueger) Zweifel, the third of four children. She graduated from Monticello High School and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Irma married Thomas E. Hamilton on Aug. 23, 1935, in Monticello. Tom preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 2002.

She is survived by her daughter, Jane (Larry) Landry of Kinston, N.C.; daughter-in-law, Sally Hamilton of Madison; five grandchildren, Robert (Robin) Landry, Becky (Dan) Christy, Thomas (Dawn) Landry, Thomas (Heather) Hamilton and James (Heather) Landry; 10 great-grandchildren, David, William, and Andrew Landry, Caitlin, Cassidy, Caleigh, and Alexander Christy, and Thomas, Erin, and Jackson Hamilton; four step great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Irma was preceded in death by her husband; son, Thomas; one sister, Mildred Hagon; two brothers, Dwight Zweifel and Edward Zweifel; and several brothers and sisters-in-law.

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A graveside inurnment service for Irma will be held on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at 1 p.m. at OAK HILL CEMETERY, Town of Westfield, with the Rev. Janet Ruark officiating. Memorials would be appreciated to First Presbyterian Church, 511 S. Main St., Westfield, WI 53964. Steinhaus-Holly Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Westfield is serving the family. For online condolences, visit

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