Mar 092011

Diana Lee Peck, 69, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at her home in Holbrook. Services were held March 8 at the Holbrook Elks Lodge, and she was laid to rest in the Holbrook Cemetery.

A lifelong Holbrook resident, she was born to Bill and Edna Fischer on July 15, 1941. She attended Holbrook schools, and for many years operated Fischer’s Garage and Fischer’s Towing with her husband, Jim. She joined the Elks lady auxiliary, becoming president, and later became the first woman admitted to full membership at the Holbrook lodge. She remained a member of Elks B.P.O.E. No. 2450 until her death.

She enjoyed collecting, gardening and sewing, especially quilting, and was a longtime member of the Dusty Desert Quilt Guild.

Survivors include two sons, Steve Peck (Betty) of Holbrook and Jon Peck (Sharri) of Appling, Ga.; a daughter, Devy Kuhse (Pat) of Joseph City; a brother, George Fischer (Sandy) of Black Canyon City; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and dozens of nieces, nephews, cousins, and in-laws, as well as four beloved cats.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Peck; and two brothers, Bill Jr. and Howard Fischer.

Norvel Owens Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.