DeLoris J. Hammer
DeLoris J. Hammer, 89, of Fostoria, passed away at 3:20 pm Wednesday May 24, 2017 at Independence House, Fostoria.
She was born April 8, 1928 in Lafayette, IN to the late Arthur and Dorothy (Holcomb) Kopf. She married Joseph H. Hammer on October 15, 1945 in Detroit, MI and he died December 5, 1982.
Surviving are three children, Vicki (Gerald) Lee, Spring, TX, Joseph “Joe” (Lois) Hammer, Lexington, KY and John P. Hammer, Fostoria; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, William “Bill” Hammer; daughter, Arvetta “Detta” Souder; and sisters, Arvetta Perry and Joann Myers.
DeLoris was a 1946 graduate of Fostoria High School. She had worked at the former Bud’s Bakery, Fostoria and retired from Dell’s Restaurant. She had been a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Catholic Ladies of Columbia, Eagles Auxiliary and the former Hospital Guild.
She was a longtime volunteer at Fostoria Community Hospital and St. Wendelin Schools. She loved sports especially the Cleveland Indians, and was remarkable with remembering the players and their statistics. But her greatest joy was her family, especially the grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation is Monday May 29, 2017 from 6-8 pm at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.
Funeral Service is 11:00 am Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. Donald Goodwin presiding. Burial will follow in St. Wendelin Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Findlay Cancer Center or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com
Monday, May 29, 2017 from 6-8 pm
Hoening Funeral Home
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 11:00 am
Hoening Funeral Home with Rev. Donald Goodwin presiding