Wendell P. Hammar, age 80, of San Jose, California died July 12, 2012 at home.Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. on Monday, July 23rd at our Isanti Chapel. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service.
WendellPhilip Hammar was born October 3, 1931 to William Paul and Hildur Marie Hammar in Colfax, Iowa. Wendell grew up in Alta, Iowa, Parkers Prairie, Minnesota and Isanti. After graduating, he earned a bachelors degree from Fresno State University in California where he has lived for over 50 years. He married Grace Lindberg on Aug 17, 1957 in Isanti, MN. They had two children, Jonathan and Michelle. Wendell worked as an electrician. He loved playing the piano and watching trains and taking trips on the train.
Wendelldied July 12, 2012 at home at the age of 80 years, 9 months and 9 days. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Michelle.
Wendell is survived by his wife, Grace; son, Jonathan of San Jose, two grandchildren, Angelique Hollstrom and Kristina Hollstrom of San Jose and his brother David Hammar.