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HAMMER, Kenneth (Ken)

May 19, 1934 – Coleman, Alberta
April 7, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Ken Hammer, beloved husband of Eleanore Hammer (nee Duhamel) of Calgary, AB, passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at the age of 84 years.

Ken is at peace. Cherishing his memory are his loving wife and best friend Eleanore, his children, Linda Wilson (Albert), Tom Hammer (Shannon), Cathy Bennett (Gord), and Shelley Rand (Chris); six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, sisters, Irene Puchko, Marie Franz, and Mae Johnson; sister-in-law Jackie Benedictson (David), as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

A Celebration of Ken’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB) on Saturday, April 27 2019 at 10 a.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial tributes may be made directly to Southwood Hospice (501, 5920 Macleod Trail S.W., Calgary, AB) Telephone (403) 255-4969, We thank them for their care of Ken. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Ken Hammer, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. Condolences to you all, Ken was a great great man, I have lots of fond memories of him, may he rest in peace.

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  2. Ken and Eleanore were a true romance couple. They lived for each other and their family and were wonderful friends. I enjoyed the times we had together. Eleanore, my thoughts are with you and your family

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