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Francis G. Hamman

October 14, 1933 — January 9, 2024

Kingsley, IA

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Francis G. Hamman, beloved husband, father, brother, and friend, passed away on January 9, 2024, in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 14, 1933, in Kingsley, Iowa to LeRoy and Catherine (Geiger) Hamman. Francis was a cherished member of his community and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Francis dedicated his life to farming for an impressive 65 years. His commitment to this noble profession was unwavering, and he approached it with hard work and passion. Through his dedication to the land, Francis contributed to the agricultural legacy of Kingsley and made a significant impact on the lives of many.

Born and raised in Kingsley, Francis received his education from Kingsley High School and graduated in 1952. Throughout his high school years, he actively participated in football, baseball, track, and basketball. He excelled as an athlete and even received an All-State Football honorable mention. Francis's talent on the field earned him respect from both teammates and opponents alike. In addition to his athletic accomplishments, he was crowned Homecoming King during his high school years.

After graduating from high school, Francis pursued a career in the Army. In 1954, he enlisted and served his country for two years before being honorably discharged in 1956. During his time in the Army, Francis worked as a crane-shovel operator. His service to our nation is greatly appreciated and will be with gratitude.

Outside of work and military service, Francis found joy in spending time with family and friends. He valued their presence immensely and shared countless precious memories them throughout the years. Francis's warm heart and generous nature made him a beloved figure in the lives of those around him.

Francis leaves behind a legacy of and dedication that will forever be cherished by his surviving family members: Linda Hamman (wife), Thomas (Holly) Hamman (son), Kevin (special friend, Darri) Hamman (son), Kyle (Dawn) Hamman (son), Jeffery Hamman (son), Shari (special friend, Johnny) Hamman (daughter), and Sonya Hamman, his daughter-in-law, nine grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. He was also a beloved brother to Wayne Hamman, James (Millie) Hamman, Darlene (Rex) Shearer, and Helen (Roy) Townsend.

Francis was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas "LeRoy" and Mary Catherine (Geiger) Hamman, as well as his son John Hamman, his brother Harold (Marilyn) Hamman and sister-in-law Roberta Hamman.

To honor Francis's life and pay tribute to his memory, a series of services will be held at St. Michael Catholic Church located at 208 Brandon St in Kingsley, Iowa. On January 15, 2024, a visitation will take place from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. This will be followed by another event at 11:00 AM. Finally, a burial service will be held at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery in Kingsley at 12:15 PM. These services will provide an opportunity for family, friends, and community members to come together, share stories, and support one another as they remember Francis's remarkable life.

Francis G. Hamman touched the lives of many with his dedication to farming, love for family and friends, and commitment to serving his country. His memory will forever live on in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to know him. As we mourn his loss, let us also celebrate the beautiful life he lived and the lasting impact he made on our lives.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, January 15, 2024

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Michael Catholic Church

208 Brandon St, Kingsley, IA 51028

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, January 15, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. Michael Catholic Church

208 Brandon St, Kingsley, IA 51028

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Burial

Monday, January 15, 2024

12:15 - 1:45 pm (Central time)

St. Michael Catholic Cemetery

330 th St. and L14, Kingsley, IA 51028

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