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Marjorie L. Hammond Jan. 7, 1921 - Nov. 2, 2008

GRANITE FALLS -- Marjorie Lorraine Hammond, 87, of Granite Falls, died Sunday at the Sterling House of Willmar.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Granite Falls Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Arrangements are with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Granite Falls.

She was born Jan. 7, 1921, in Gilmonton, Wis., to Harold and Florence (Hessler) Bassett. She worked in St. Paul during World War II.

She married Richard Hammond on May 1, 1947, in Staples. They lived in Moorhead, Breckenridge, Coon Rapids, and, in 1955, moved to Granite Falls. She was a homemaker. She belonged to the Granite Falls Lutheran Church for 53 years, where she was involved in circle. She was also active with the homemakers club and the faculty wives club. They moved to Willmar in 1999.

She is survived by her children: Linda Hammond of Bloomington; Sheryl Hammond of Willmar and Steven (and Barbara) Hammond of Coon Rapids and one sister: Barbara Teasdale of Eau Claire, Wis.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2000, two brothers and one sister.