Friday, April 4, 2014



AGE: 90

ADDRESS: 135 S. Gibson Street Medford City of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 3:20 P.M. Thursday, April 3 at the Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford where she had resided for the past 5 years.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 8 at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey

OFFICIATING: Rev. Randal Jeppesen

INTERMENT: Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery in Whittlesey

VISITATION: 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Monday, April 7 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford and also from 9:30 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 8 at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: May 31, 1923 in Valders

EDUCATION: Attended grade school at Pleasant Heights School in Medford and Hillcrest School in the Town of Chelsea. She graduated from Medford High School in 1940.

MARRIAGE: September 8, 1945 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey to Walter “Walt” W. Hamann and he preceded her in death on August 30, 2003.

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: She took a temporary job with the ASC office and later went to Chicago where she worked for four years for the Home Insurance Company as a bookkeeper. After their marriage, the Hamanns farmed in the Town of Medford from 1946-1977 when they sold all but four acres of their farm on which they built a new home. Dorothy worked for Black Bear Inn and in the bakery at Holiday Village, retiring in 1980. She enjoyed bowling, crafts, quilting, crocheting, gardening and shopping.

MEMBER OF: Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey where she was also a part of the Trinity Ladies Aid

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2 Sons: Wayne (Shirley) Hamann of Medford and Donald (Sheila) Hamann of Tucson, Arizona

CHILDREN DECEASED: Daughter: Diane Hamann
2 Grandsons: Paul and Dale Hamann
Daughter-In-Law: Christine Hamann

SURVIVING GRANDSON: Dwayne (Sheila) Hamann of Medford

GREAT-GRANDSON: McKay D. Hamann of Medford


DECEASED MOTHER: Olive C. Stolp (Maiden Name: Tappen)

PALLBEARERS: Honorary: Kristin Esswein, Rex and Bill Hamann
Active: JoAnn Buksa-Otto, Richard Hamann, Barb and Bob Halverson, Marvin Kuenne and John Stolp

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to be made in Dorothy’s name to the Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey
-For online condolences, please visit