Archive for Friday, October 20, 2006

Freda Hammersmith

October 20, 2006

Mass of Christian Burial for Freda M. Hammersmith, 76, Lansing, will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church with burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Mrs. Hammersmith died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, at St. John Hospital, Leavenworth.

She was born June 29, 1930, in Leavenworth County.

She was a homemaker and also had worked at Leavenworth Glove Factory and as a nurse's aid at the old St. John Hospital. She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church.

She married Leo J. Hammersmith on Aug. 9, 1947, in Leavenworth. He died Jan. 18, 2002.

Survivors include three sons, Leo J. Hammersmith Jr., Dave A. Hammersmith and Chuck E. Hammersmith, all of Lansing; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Clarence Kroll, Leavenworth.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth, where a rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Sunday.

The family suggests memorials to the church or the Arthritis Foundation, sent in care of the funeral home 500 Oak St., Leavenworth 66048.

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