Funeral service for Esther Grace Hammig, 98, Lawrence will be held 9 a.m. Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Inurnment will be held 4 p.m.at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Hammig died July 30, 2010 at Brandon Woods at Alvamar.
She was born on November 9, 1911 in McLouth, Kansas the daughter of L.T. and Ethel May Pearson Edmonds.
She was a homemaker and ran the family business office of Hammig Sheet Metal. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and was active in many local organizations. She also volunteered for the Cancer Society while living in Canada.
She married Kenneth K. on September 6, 1933 in Lawrence. He preceded her in death on November 15, 1999.
Survivors include two sons, Robert E. and wife, Kathy, Denver, CO, Michael D. and wife, Janie, Seneca, South Carolina; one sister, Velma Weibel, Pierce City, MO; 3 grandchildren, Meredith, Mark and wife Sara, Laurel and 5 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 4 brothers, Orville, Clyde, Kenneth and Harold.
The family will greet friends following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the First United Methodist Church or Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen (L.I.N.K.) and may be sent in care of the mortuary.