Ruby Hammer

Memorial services for Ruby Hammer, age 87, of Creighton, Nebraska formerly of Wayne, Nebraska, will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne. Pastor Jeanne Madsen will officiate, with burial at a later date.

Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.

Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton is in charge of arrangements.

Ruby died Saturday, August 24, 2019, at Avera Creighton Care Centre.

Ruby C. Hammer, daughter of John and Adele Claussen, was born January 3, 1932, at Wausa, Nebraska. On September 18, 1949, Ruby was united in marriage to Dale Hammer in Bloomfield, Nebraska. They were blessed with four children, Linda, Gary, Richard, and Paula. Ruby was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne.

Ruby is survived by her children, Linda (Marcus) Wagner of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Gary (Jean) Hammer of Creighton, Nebraska, Rick (Debra) Hammer of Surprise, Arizona, and Paula (Monte) Pfeiffer of Winside, Nebraska; 12 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Robert (Kathy) Claussen and Douglas (Karen) Claussen all of Wausa, Nebraska, and Paul (Karen) Claussen of Norfolk, Nebraska; and two sisters, Velda (James) Long and Dianne (Eldon) Flemming all of Norfolk, Nebraska.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dale Hammer; five brothers, John, Melvin, Martin, Detlef, and Harvey; two sisters, Marian Huttmann and Shirley Poppe; and one grandchild, Joel Pfeiffer.