Ruth C. Hammann, 101, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 16, 2018, at The Cedars, McPherson. She was a homemaker and farm wife.
Ruth was born on September 8, 1916, in Manhattan, KS, the daughter of William G. and Olivia (Gouff) Siegle. At the age of five, Ruth’s mother died, and Ruth then was raised and cared for by Rebecca Essam, “Aunt Becky”, her mother’s best friend.
After attending one year at the University of Nebraska, she continued her education at McPherson College and graduated in 1938. On June 29, 1941, Ruth was united in marriage to Glen L. Hammann in Hays, KS. Glen and Ruth lived in Junction City, KS for a short time before moving to McPherson in 1942. He preceded her in death on November 18, 1979.
Survivors include several nieces, nephews, and friends including Clarice Byers of McPherson, KS and Harold Hazelton of McPherson, KS.
A graveside service will be at 2:00 PM, Friday, April 20, 2018, at McPherson Cemetery with Rev. Chris Whitacre officiating.
Memorial donations may be given to The Cedars or Hospice & Homecare of Reno County in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Ruth C. Hammann please visit our Sympathy Store.