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Rolf Bernhardt Hammer

Male 1903 - 1994  (91 years)


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  • Name Rolf Bernhardt Hammer 
    Born 11 Aug 1903  Galesville, Trempealeau, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Aug 1994  Galesville, Trempealeau, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • La Crosse Tribune (WI) - Wednesday, August 31, 1994

      Deceased Name: Rolf B. Hammer

      GALESVILLE, Wis. - Rolf B. Hammer, 91, of Galesville, died Monday, Aug. 29, 1994, in Marinuka Manor Nursing Home, Galesville.

      He was born Aug. 12, 1903, in Galesville, to Ludvig and Oline (Throndson) Hammer. On Aug. 12, 1929, he married Nina L. Shields in La Crosse. She died Dec. 12, 1981. For many years, he was the owner/operator of Hammer-Enghagen General Store in Galesville, prior to retiring. He was an avid life-long golfer and curler. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Galesville, serving as a past deacon; the Galesville Curling Club; the Decora F. and A.M. Lodge 177, Galesville; a 32nd Degree Mason; a past president of Galesville School Board; a past director of Galesville Canning Co.; and a member of the Galesville Industrial Development Corporation.

      Survivors are a daughter, Barbara Hegge of La Crosse; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Anderson of Galesville. Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by a grandson, three sisters and two brothers.

      Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, in First Presbyterian Church, Galesville. The Rev. M. C. Parkhurst will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Cliff Cemetery, Galesville. Friends may call from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Friday, in the church. Smith Mortuary, Galesville, is in charge of arrangements.
    Person ID I1748  Conrad Shire Tree
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2015 

    Father Ludwig N Hammer,   b. 26 Jan 1857, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Oleana Thronson,   b. Dec 1862, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1742  Group Sheet

    Family Nina L Shields,   b. 8 Oct 1905, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1981, Galesville, Trempealeau, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1929  La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Barbara Hammer,   b. Abt 1933, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F1743  Group Sheet