Mary Catherine Hammers

Mary Catherine Hammers, age, 92, of Chaska, died on May 31, 2012 at the Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice in Chaska.

Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, June 4, 2012, at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at Guardian Angels Catholic Church, 218 W 2nd St, Chaska. Father Doug Ebert was the celebrant. Interment was at Guardian Angels Cemetery.

Mary was born Aug. 15, 1919, in Chaska, to Fredrick and Theresa (Poppler) Eiden. She was one of five children.

She was baptized and confirmed at Guardian Angels Catholic Church and graduated from parochial school at Guardian Angels. Mary loved gardening, canning, fishing and the outdoors. When she was inside her hobbies included baking, knitting, crochet and cards.

Preceding her in death was her husband Florian "Hammy" Hammers.

Survivors include her children, Daniel (Phyllis) of Charlotte, N.C., Rosanne (Richard) Hausten of Burnsville, Joel (Kathleen) of Chaska, Mary Beth (Alan) Perry of of Shakopee, sister, Lucille Grahams of Hopkins, brother, Charles Eiden of Chaska, sister-in-law, Janet Eiden of Spokane, Wash., 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were with The Bertas Funeral Home of Chaska, Minn.

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