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Allan Dean Hammer

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Allan Dean Hammer

Birth
Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois, USA
Death
19 Apr 2002 (aged 75)
Port Ludlow, Jefferson County, Washington, USA
Burial
Coupeville, Island County, Washington, USA GPS-Latitude: 48.2067181, Longitude: -122.7044788
Plot
Block4 Extended Space 14
Memorial ID
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HAMMER, Allan Dean-- Graveside funeral services for Allan Hammer will be held at 12:30 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2002 at Sunnyside Cemetery, Coupeville with Pastor Cliff Horr officiating.

Allan Dean Hammer died at his home in Port Ludlow, WA on April 19, 2002 at the age of 75. He was born April 19, 1927 in Lake Forest, Illinois to Bertil and Willian (Eveleth) Hammer. He was raised in Illinois and joined the U.S. Navy during World War II serving as a Pharmacist Mate. He returned to Indiana, where he graduated from Depauw University. He received a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, in Stockholm, Sweden, where he met his future wife, Martha Bloom.
In 1962 the Hammers moved to San Jose, California, where he began his career with Lockheed Missiles and Space in Sunnyvale, California. He served as a Technical Illustrator and retired as department head for his division. In 1998, he retired to Port Ludlow, Washington.

Mr. Hammer was an avid admirer of the arts including music, art and the theater. He loved nature, was an accomplished hiker and mountain climber. He loved animals and people.
He is survived by his three children and their families: Alana and Steve Hutchinson of Coupeville, WA; Kim and Mikael Danielson of Vastansjo, Sweden and Gregory K.A. and Renee Hammer also of Coupeville, WA. He is also survived by one step-son Mike Sherouse of Granite Bay, CA and one brother Norm Hammer of Sullivan, Indiana.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to any animal relief fund. Arrangements are under the direction of BURLEY FUNERAL CHAPEL, Oak Harbor, WA.

Published in San Jose Mercury News on Apr. 24, 2002
HAMMER, Allan Dean-- Graveside funeral services for Allan Hammer will be held at 12:30 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2002 at Sunnyside Cemetery, Coupeville with Pastor Cliff Horr officiating.

Allan Dean Hammer died at his home in Port Ludlow, WA on April 19, 2002 at the age of 75. He was born April 19, 1927 in Lake Forest, Illinois to Bertil and Willian (Eveleth) Hammer. He was raised in Illinois and joined the U.S. Navy during World War II serving as a Pharmacist Mate. He returned to Indiana, where he graduated from Depauw University. He received a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, in Stockholm, Sweden, where he met his future wife, Martha Bloom.
In 1962 the Hammers moved to San Jose, California, where he began his career with Lockheed Missiles and Space in Sunnyvale, California. He served as a Technical Illustrator and retired as department head for his division. In 1998, he retired to Port Ludlow, Washington.

Mr. Hammer was an avid admirer of the arts including music, art and the theater. He loved nature, was an accomplished hiker and mountain climber. He loved animals and people.
He is survived by his three children and their families: Alana and Steve Hutchinson of Coupeville, WA; Kim and Mikael Danielson of Vastansjo, Sweden and Gregory K.A. and Renee Hammer also of Coupeville, WA. He is also survived by one step-son Mike Sherouse of Granite Bay, CA and one brother Norm Hammer of Sullivan, Indiana.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to any animal relief fund. Arrangements are under the direction of BURLEY FUNERAL CHAPEL, Oak Harbor, WA.

Published in San Jose Mercury News on Apr. 24, 2002

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