Delaine K. Hammer, 67

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Thief River Falls – Delaine Hammer passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at her rural Thief River Falls home.
    Funeral service will be held Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church in rural Thief River Falls with Reverend Kristin Ostercamp Officiating. Burial will be held at Bethany Lutheran Cemetery
    Visitation will be held Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls from 5-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. prayer service and also one hour prior to the service on Friday.
    Delaine Kay Hammer was born October 18, 1949 daughter of Alvin and Willia (Race) Fjeld at Thief River Falls. She was raised in rural Goodridge where she attended Goodridge High School graduating in 1967.
    Delaine furthered her education at AVTI in Thief River Falls and receiving a degree in Cosmetology. She owned and operated Hair Etc. in Thief River Falls.
    On June 14, 1980 she was united in marriage to John Hammer at Bethany Lutheran Church rural Thief River Falls. To this union Maren was born. Delaine operated her beauty shop until the spring of 1985 when she became a stay at home mom.
    Delaine enjoyed gardening in the earlier years, and attending to her yard. She was a Sunday School teacher, helped with the ladies aid, and was an active 4-H leader.
    She is survived by her husband, John Hammer of Thief River Falls; daughter Maren (Robby) Molskness of Thief River Falls; grandson Bradley; sisters Wavell Sorenson of Plummer, and Renae (John) Fjeld-Accardo of Weyerhaeuser, WI; nieces and nephews, Russell Sorenson (Marty), Rebecca Willett (Tom), Karl Sorenson (Rita), Sheila Gerardy (Tony), Thomas Halvorson, Andrew Halvorson, Emma Fox, Brea Fritsche, Ashley Loe, Brittany Christianson, Lindsey Prang, and Kelly Linseth. Sister-in-law Ruth (Gary) Halvorson, brothers-in-law Dale (Kathy) Hammer, Lynn (Carol) Hammer along with several cousins.
    She is preceded in death by her parents Alvin Fjeld and Willia and Gene Prestegaard.
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