Wallace Henry Hamman
July 16, 1916-Jan. 29, 2013
La PORTE — Wallace Henry Hamman, age 96, of La Porte and formerly of Plymouth passed away Tuesday morning, Jan. 29, 2013 at La Porte Hospital. He was born July 16, 1916 the son of the late Edward and Louise (Frank) Hamman in Prescott, Wis. On May 23, 1942 he married Lorraine Margaret Martin, she preceded him in death Nov. 9, 2010.
Wallace worked in a creamery in Prescott, Wis. in his younger years. He then purchased a farm with his wife Lorraine in Baldwin, Wis. and farmed for 10 years. He then sold the farm and became an ironworker and worked in many different states.
He is survived by two daughters, Arlene L. Lewis of La Porte, and Patricia June (Patrick) Thomas of Gloucester, Va. Four grandchildren, David (Kim) Melton, Chris Melton, Pam (Dennis) Zemialkowski, and Cherri Thomas, four great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Viola Filkins of Prescott, Wis. and Milly Glaus of Amery, Wis.
He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Rebecca A. Melton-Kowalski, three brothers, an identical twin brother, Wilbur “Bill” Hamman who was killed in the Battle of the Bulge, Milton Hamman, and Calvin Hamman.
A graveside service will be held at Pine Glen Cemetery in Prescott, Wis. on Saturday, Feb., 2, 2013 at 2 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer Research.
Cutler Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.CutlerFuneralHome.com