Mary M. Hammer, nee Kniepman, 86, of
Trenton, died Sunday, October 12, 2008 at Highland Healthcare
Mrs. Hammer was born July 12, 1922
IL to Edward and Philomena
(Huelsmann) Kniepmann; they preceded her in death.
She married Alfred Hammer on
January 14, 1943 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Trenton; he preceded
her in death on December 20, 1975.
Also preceded in death by a
brothers, Edward and Joseph Kniepman; and brothers-in-law, Orville
Litteken, Edgar Liening, Owen Brendel, Clinton Bellm and Gustav
Surviving are her children, Theresa
(Tom) Padfield of Trenton, Alfred (Ann) Hammer of Trenton, James
Hammer of Trenton, Carol (Ron) Kapp of Trenton, Thomas (Sandra)
Hammer of Highland, Jo Ann (Mike) Muston of Flushing, MI, David
(Carol) Hammer of Trenton, and Sharon (Steve) Kaufman of Trenton.
15 Grandchildren and 15
Marcella Brendel of Troy, Anna Litteken of Aviston, , Martha Bellm
of Highland, Rose (Bud) Sudholt of Breese, Bernadette (Francis)
Lechner of Trenton, Rita Liening of Breese and Jane (Stan) Niebur of
Sisters-in-law, Pat Kniepmann of
St. Louis, MO and Bea Kniepman of Highland and Ethel Hammer of
Mary was a homemaker and a member
of St. Mary Catholic Church and Altar Sodality, Trenton Senior
A Memorial Mass will be Thursday,
October 16, 2008 at 10 AM at St. Mary Church in Trenton with Fr.
Eugene Kreher officiating. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Trenton.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary
Church and will be received at the church or through Moss Funeral
Home in Trenton who is in charge of the arrangements.