|Birth: ||Dec. 19, 1905|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 2009|
INDIANAPOLIS STAR-FEBRUARY 14, 2009
Adeline Viola Hammond born December 19, 1905, passed away at 12:05 a.m. on February 13, 2009 at 103 years old. She was born to Ted and Selena Krause in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin and spent most of her early life in Wausau, Waubeka and Madison, Wisconsin. After marriage to Floyd Hammond, she lived in Pittsburg, PA, Indianapolis, IN, Madison, WI, Milroy, IN, Richmond, IN and again in Indianapolis, IN where she lived for 41 years before moving to Louisville, KY where she lived at Brownsboro Park until her death.
Her husband of 42 years preceded her in death. She is survived by a son, John Hammond (his wife Sharon) of Connersville, IN and a daughter, Carol (her husband Irvin Rice), who cared for her during her last years. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Karen Nimocks, of Plano, TX, Lauran Cutler of Lido Beach, New York and Beth Hilliard of Lexington, KY. There are five great-grandchildren; Christine, Elizabeth, Meredith, Shelby and Douglas.
She was beautician, operating her own business in Madison, WI and Indianapolis, IN having also worked in Pittsburgh, PA. She ended her working career at age 74 retiring from Paper Art Co. in Indianapolis. In retirement she travelled to Hawaii, New Zealand, Australia, Japan and Switzerland. In Indianapolis she belonged to a study group, a homemakers club and Irvington Methodist Church. In Richmond she belonged to Central Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. In Louisville she has participated in the Woman's Christian Workshop at Christ Methodist church. She was known for her skilled knitting, crocheting and needlepoint having completed numerous afghans, sweaters, dolls and miscellaneous other projects.
Entombment will Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Washington Park East Cemetery, East Washington Street in Indianapolis. Visitation will be held Sunday from 1:00 til 3:00 p.m at Pearson Funeral Home, 149 Breckenridge Lane, Louisville, KY. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Floyd W Hammond (1903 - 1969)
Washington Park East Cemetery
Plot: Rotunda Mausoleum F-R
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Originally Created by: TASM
Record added: Jul 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73067185
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