Letha F. Hamman, 87, of 3762 West Old Road 30, Warsaw, Indiana, died on 2/11/2009 at 10:45 pm at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw, Indiana. She was born on February 23, 1921 in Seward, Indiana.
Letha was born to Roy O. and Nellie (Igo) Walters. She lived most of her life in Kosciusko County. She married Richard Hamman on December 13, 1941 in Mishawaka, Indiana. He preceded her in death on June 21, 1995.
Letha was retired from the Warsaw Parks Department. She was a member of St Annes Episcopal Church, Warsaw, Past Worthy Matron of EOS, Past President of American Legion Auxiliary and Chaplain of American Legion Auxiliary. Letha was also a member of VFW, Ladies Moose, Crystal Lake Home-Ec Club, where she was named Homemaker of the Year in 2001 and also White Shrine of Elkhart.
Letha is survived by
1 Daughter; Linda L. Secrist, San Lorenzo, California
1 Son; Richard (and spouse Lois) Hamman, South Bend,Indiana
1 Sister; Helen Greer, Plymouth, Indiana
1 Brother; Kenneth (and spouse Erma) Walters, Akron, Indiana
Sara (and spouse Maurice) Battles, South Bend, Indiana
Bethany (and spouse Evan) Holmgren, South Bend, Indiana
Robin Secrist, San Lorenzo, California
Matthew (and spouse Melissa) Secrist, Castro Valley, California
Jacob (and spouse Ferris) Hamman, South Bend, Indiana
6 Great Grandchildren;
Preston and Dustin Battles
Bevan and Ean Holmgren
Letha is also preceded in death by a Daughter, Judith Newsom (1995).
Services will be held at St. Annes Episcopal Church, Warsaw, Indiana on Friday, February 20, 2009 at 12 Noon. Calling hours will be 4:00 – 8:00 pm at the church. on Thursday, February 19, 2009. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Indiana.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, Indiana is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Annes Episcopal Church, 424 West Market Street, Warsaw, Indiana 46580 or to Warsaw Parks Department, 117 East Canal Street, Warsaw, Indiana 46580.