Marion F. Hamman

June 03, 1919 - October 12, 2013

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Service: Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 11 a.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel

Calling: Friday, October 18, 2013 - 4 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home and one hour prior to services on Saturday.
Marion Franklin Hamman, 94, of Kendallville died Saturday, October 12, 2013, at 7:40 a.m. in Presence Sacred Heart Home, Avilla.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He then moved to Kendallville in 1945.

Mr. Hamman worked at Flint & Walling Mfg. in Kendallville for 16 years. He retired in 1979 as a postman with the Kendallville Post Office.

He was a member of Kendallville VFW Post 2749 and the Kendallville American Legion Post 86. He was a friend of the First Presbyterian Church in Kendallville.

He was born June 3, 1919, in Hamilton to Gilbert and Bertha (Gall) Hamman.

On July 20, 1945, in Auburn he married Imogene Powers. She survives in Kendallville.

Also surviving are a daughter, Kaye (Roger) Gamble of Sleepy Hollow, Illinois; a son, Gilbert “Gene” (Sue) Hamman of Kendallville; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Dean Hamman; and a sister, Myrtle Clay; and two brothers, Milton Hamman and Martin Hamman.

Funeral services will be Saturday, October 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Rev. Jordy Truman of the First Presbyterian Church in Kendallville officiating. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery, Kendallville.

Honor guard services will be provided by VFW Post 2749, American Legion Post 381, and active duty members of the U.S. Army.

Calling is Friday, October 18, 2013, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

Preferred memorials are to the First Presbyterian Church, 201 South State Street, Kendallville or Parkview Noble Hospice, 1836 Ida Red Road, Kendallville.

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Mary Harp
October 15th, 2013 2:48pm
Fort Collins Colorado

Our deepest sympathies to all of you and ours prayers. Mary (Sattler) Harp and family and Jinny (Sattler) Trout. Marion was a wonderful guy and all of you were great friends to our family. I know my dad treasured his friendship with Marion at Flints.

Stan Kessler
October 13th, 2013 7:20pm

Dear Imogene, Time, like an ever-rolling stream, bears all its sons away... and yet we rejoice in the many years, and wonderful events, you shared with Marion. Blessings abound - in faith and hope and love.