Peggy Rae Smith

Peggy Rae Smith, 69, of Galt passed away on April 17, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. She was born June 15, 1949 in Des Moines, Iowa to Dale and Ruth Hollison. She moved to the Galt area at age 15 and graduated from Galt High School. She married Wayne Smith, her high school sweetheart, in 1968. Peggy enjoyed being a homemaker and caregiver for all ages. She loved Disneyland and enjoyed traveling on cruises. Peggy also treasured hosting family gatherings for many occasions. She was full of kindness and generosity, and was the best listener.

Preceding her in death were parents Dale and Ruth Hollison; husband Wayne Smith, sister Ellen Hollison and brother Dale Hollison.

Surviving her are sons Steve Ramsey and Joseph (Carrie) Smith, daughter Michele (Matt) Copeland; grandchildren Tori Ramsey, Wyatt Copeland, Joe, Steven and Jared Thornburg, and great grandson Lyndon Ramsey; siblings Connie Trotti and Roger Hollison; brother-in-law Warren (Rhonda) Smith; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Per Peggy’s request, there will be a Celebration of Life potluck on Saturday, June 15 at 2 p.m., at 13385 Ante Up Lane in Galt. She also requested guests to wear bright, happy clothes, and enjoy and share all the fond memories they have of her.

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