David Hugo Hammermeister, 72

Published 8:45 am Wednesday, August 7, 2019

David Hugo Hammermeister, 72

David Hugo Hammermeister, 72, of Brownsdale, Minnesota, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at the Adams Health Care Center in Adams, Minnesota.

David Hugo Hammermeister was born on April 25, 1947, the son of Arnold and Arlene (Schwartz) Hammermeister in Austin, Minnesota. He graduated from Elkton High School in 1966 and attended Austin Vo-Tech in 1968 in farm equipment mechanics. David was united in marriage to Sharon Kay Koball on Oct. 20, 1990, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Brownsdale. He farmed in the Rose Creek, Minnesota, area and also worked at Hormel for 27 years. He enjoyed camping.

David is survived by his daughters, Carla (Dan Benson) Masching, Hayfield, Minnesota, and Shelly (Doug Yotter) Pater, Hollandale, Minnesota; mother-in-law, Alice Koball, Adams; grandchildren, Tori (Ben) Severson, Ashley Masching, Miranda (Matt) Erickson, Stephanie (Terrell Johnson) Masching, Ben and Emily Pater and Tim Benson; great-grandchildren, Piper, Ja’Karie, Cloud, Olivia, Riley, Stone, Nash, Lexi, Ignitus and Charlotte; sister, Lois Kuntz, Rochester, Minnesota; brother, Ron (Glenda) Hammermeister, Austin; sister-in-law, Janet Koball, Rochester; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; father-in-law, Gerhardt Koball; and brothers-in-law, Arnie Kuntz and Richard Koball.

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The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Czaplewski Family Funeral Home, 501 Second St. NW in Hayfield. Visitation will be held two hours before the service on Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Brownsdale. To share a special memory or condolence, please visit www.czaplewskifuneralhomes.com. Blessed be his memory.