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Information for Erma S. Ward Hammer

26 July, 1906 - 28 July, 1985

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

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Erma Hammer

    Services for Erma S. Hammer, 79, Caldwell, who died Sunday, July 28, at a Caldwell nursing home of natural causes will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Caldwell First Ward Chapel, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Bishop Wallace Plant of the Caldwell First Ward LDS Church will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, under the direction of the Dakan Funeral Chapel of Caldwell.
    Mrs. Hammer was born July 26, 1906, at Salem, Idaho, a daughter of Wilford and Ethel Jacobs Ward.  As a child, she moved with her family to Newdale, Idaho, where she was reared and educated.  She married Earl Hammer on Aug. 6, 1924, at the Logan (Utah) Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Following their marriage, they lived in the Newdale area until 1934, when they moved to Osgood, Idaho.  They later moved to Woodvale, Idaho.  In 1938, they moved to Vale, Ore., where they farmed.  They sold the farm in 1938 and moved to Payette and then to Ogden, Utah.  In 1966, they returned to Payette where they lived until September of 1984, when they moved to Caldwell.  She was a member of the Royal Neighbors in Ogden, and was a member of the Caldwell First Ward LDS Church.
    She is survived by her husband of Caldwell; six sons, Rulon Dee of St. David, Ariz., Rex and Leon, both of Caldwell, Dean of Ogden, Elmo C. of Sunset, Utah, and Denzil K. of Layton, Utah; two brothers, Zeke Ward of Hamer, Idaho, and Arlo Ward of West Valley, Utah; six sisters, Artella Schwendiman of Newdale, Verla Ricks of Sugar City, Opal Berto of Idaho Falls, Nelda Jeppesen of Rexburg, Eva Coles of Kenwood, Calif., and Ruby Hammer of Othello, Wash.; 20 grandchildren and 50 great-grandchildren.
    Friends may call at the chapel Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.  The family will greet friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. at the LDS First Ward Relief Society Room.


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