December 7, 1920 - May 28, 2013
William H. Hammar of Tustin passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Serenity Adult Foster Care Home in Cadillac where he had been for the past six years. He was 92. He was born December 7, 1920 in Tustin to Henning A. & Anna A. (Nelson) Hammar. He graduated from Tustin High School in 1939. He was a Veteran of World War II serving in the United States Army. On June 27, 1942 in Tustin he married the former Barbara J. Barrons and she preceded him in death on May 30, 2003. Mr. Hammar had been employed at Kysor in Cadillac and retired in January of 1983 and he also was a Postal Carrier and retired in 1987 and had also farmed in Tustin for many years. He enjoyed traveling , playing bingo and always had a sense of humor. He was a lifelong member of Augustana Lutheran Church in Tustin. Survivors include his children: Dennis (Tia) Hammar of Cadillac, Mark (Deb) Hammar of Marion, Marcia Hammar of Grand Rapids and Ross Hammar of Cadillac; daughters-in-law: Ruth Hammar of Tustin and Caroline Hammar of Paris, MI; 12 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by two sons: William "BarryÃ¢â‚¬Â Hammar in 2001 and Keith Hammar in 2006, a grandson Lucas Hammar; 3 sisters: Lois Lockhart, Stella Golubinski and Marguerite Moline and 3 brothers: Harold, Harry and Lloyd Hammar. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, June 1, 2013 at the Augustana Lutheran Church in Tustin with Pastor Michael Holman and Reverend Paul Hammar officiating. Burial will be at Sherman Township Cemetery with full military rites under the auspices of the Cadillac Area Honor Guard. Friends may meet the family from 5-8 PM Friday at the Peterson Funeral Home in Cadillac. Memorial contributions may be made to the Augustana Lutheran Church or to Hospice of Michigan. An online guestbook is available at www.petersonfh.com.
William H. Hammar of Tustin passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Serenity Adult Foster Care Home in Cadillac where he had been for the past six years. He was 92. He was born December 7, 1920 in Tustin to Henning A. & Anna A. (Nelson) Hammar.... View Obituary & Service Information
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