Wayne Hammerand Obituary

Wayne L. Hammerand
Wayne L. Hammerand
Wayne L. Hammerand

December 11, 2007
Born in Neola, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Wayne L. Hammerand, 98, died Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at Kavanagh House in West Des Moines. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 18 at Iles Funeral Homes - Dunn's Chapel. Burial will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Neola Township Cemetery in Neola, IA.

Wayne was born in Neola where he graduated from high school in 1926. He earned two bachelor's degrees from Simpson College in 1932 and a master's degree in education from Colorado State College in 1939. He taught and was principal for schools in Colorado and New Mexico before entering the U. S Army in 1942. He served in Australia and the Philippines discharging in 1945.

Wayne moved from Harlan, IA to Des Moines in 1949 where he worked for the Veterans Administration in various accounting positions. He retired as Fiduciary Accounts Examiner in 1975. He was a YMCA volunteer and a member of the Del Norte Masonic Lodge Del Norte Colorado, Des Moines Consistory and Za Ga Zig Shrine. During retirement he enjoyed living at Mercy Park Apartments before moving to Trinity Center six years ago.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Iva (White) Hammerand.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Des Moines Consistory Building Trust or Simpson College.


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Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Tuesday, December 18, 2007
2:00 PM
Neola Township Cemetery
Neola, IA
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
1:00 PM


Des Moines Consistory-Building Trust
519 Park Street
Des Moines, IA US 50309
Simpson College
701 North C St.
Indianola, IA 50125