Edna Anna (Oeltjen) Hammer, 92, of Fairbury passed away on Feb. 24, 2014.
She was born to John and Emilia (Heller) Oeltjen on Oct. 20, 1921.
She was baptized on Nov. 13, 1921, at St. Pauls Lutheran Church, Gilead, Neb. and confirmed on Apr. 5, 1936, at St. Pauls.
She was married to George Joseph Hammer on Apr. 11, 1944. To their union three children were born,
John, Dennis and Jolene.
She started playing the organ at St. Pauls Church when she was 15 years old. She was also an organist
for Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury, Calvary Lutheran Church in Lincoln, and for the retirement
homes in Lincoln. She was a Sunday School teacher for many years and also member of Lutheran Womens League.
She was survived by her children, John and wife, Linda of Fairbury; Dennis of Fullerton, Neb. and Jolene