Thursday, January 15th, 2015
Joan M. Stammen, 80, New Bremen, died at 3:40 p.m. Jan. 11, 2015, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster.
She was born March 20, 1934, in Coldwater, to Edward and Alvina Schenking Hamberg. On July 4, 1957, she married Maurice Stammen, who died Aug. 13, 2012.
Survivors are a brother, Thomas (Patricia) Hamberg, Coldwater; in-laws, Dolores Robbins, Celina, and Harold (Irene) Stammen, New Bremen; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Also deceased are seven siblings, Catherine Hamberg, Howard Hamberg, Thelma Miller, Lavine Wendeln, Ralph Hamberg, Luella Meyer and Donald Hamberg.
She was a member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer, New Bremen. She was a homemaker.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Jan. 24 at the Church of the Holy Redeemer, New Bremen, the Rev. Thomas Mannebach officiating. Burial will follow at German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 9-10 a.m. Jan. 24 at the church, at which time the rosary will be prayed.
Memorials may be given to the church memorial fund.
Condolences may be sent to www.gilberghartwigfh.com.