Dorothy <I>King</I> Hammel

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Dorothy King Hammel

  • Birth 14 Aug 1948 Dormont, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 13 Feb 2011 Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 72972750

Dorothy King Hammel, 90, of Evansville, IN, and having ties to Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at Sterling House in Evansville.

Mrs. Hammel earned a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of Wisconsin in 1945 and a teaching certificate from San Diego State University in California in 1971. She was a caseworker for the USO in New York, NY, from 1945 to 1947 and was a secretary in the school of agriculture at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, in 1947-48. After her husband's retirement, the couple moved to Elletsville, where she volunteered as a docent at McCormick's Creek State Park and studied piano at Indiana University.

She was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Dormont, PA, to Charles Glen and Hilda Bainton King. She married Harold Theodore "Ted" Hammel, of Huntington, on Dec. 28, 1948, at Riverside Church, New York, NY. Her husband preceded her in death on Feb. 24, 2005.

Survivors include two daughters, Nannette Hammel Stump, of Evansville, and Heidi Hammel, of Media, PA; two grandchildren, Tara Dawn Maikranz, of Beaver Dam, KY, and Reggie Justin Stump, of San Francisco, CA; and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at 2 p.m. at the Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

Preferred memorials are gifts to "The School in Rose Valley" in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.


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  • Created by: Pioneer Visitors
  • Added: 7 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 72972750
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy King Hammel (14 Aug 1948–13 Feb 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72972750, citing Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Pioneer Visitors (contributor 47469432) .