About Ruby Louisa Walton
Birth: August 1, 1895 Union, Hardin County, IA
Death: March 17, 1975 (79) Hardin County, IA
Wife of Vernon George Hammer
Margaret Hammer 1916-1919
George Vernon Hammer 1918-2009
Asa W. Hammer 1921-2010
Howard Hammer 1929-2007
Hardin County Index, March 14, 1975:
Ruby Hammer Rites At Union
Services for Mrs. Vernon (Ruby) Hammer, 79, of Union will be held Friday, March 14, 1:30 p.m. from the Union Community Church. Mrs. Hammer died Tuesday morning at the Eldora Community Hospital.
Rev. Preston Hinderks and Rev. Lloyd McDonald will officiate with interment in Miller Cemetery near Union. Biersborn Funeral Home of Union handled funeral arrangements.
Mrs. Hammer was born August 1, 1895 near Whitten to Riley and Kathryn Bide Smith Walton. She attended the Lockard country school and on June 30, 1915 she was married to Vernon George Hammer in Marshalltown.
They resided in the Union and Whitten communities all their lives. She was employed by the telephone company in Union for several years. She was a member of the Community Church and the Queen Esther Sunday school class. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter in infancy, six brothers and one sister.
Surviving are three sons, George of Union, Asa of Springfield, Va., and Howard of Lakewood, Colo.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Hammer Dies at Age 79
UNION - (Special) - Services for Mrs. Vern (Ruby) Hammer, 79, who died Tuesday at Eldora Community Hospital, will be Friday at 1:30 at the Union Community Church. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery near Union. The Revs. Preston Hinderks and Lloyd McDonald will officiate.
She was born near Whitten Aug. 1, 1895, a daughter of Riley and Kathryn B. Smith Walton, and attended the Locker country school.
On June 30, 1915, at Marshalltown she married Vernon George Hammer, and they lived in the Union-Whitten communities since then.
She was a telephone company employee in Union for several years and belonged to the Community Church and its Queen Esther Sunday School class.
Surviving are the widower; three sons, George of Union, Asa of Springfield, Va., and Howard of Lakewood, Colo.; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. One daughter died in infancy; six brothers and a sister also preceded her in death.
Ruby Louisa Walton's Timeline
August 1, 1895
Union, Hardin, IA, USA
March 17, 1917
Bangor, Marshall County, Iowa
August 18, 1918
Iowa, United States
March 21, 1921
September 24, 1929
Iowa, United States
March 17, 1975
Hardin, IA, USA