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Lorraine Hammes

March 31, 1927 — February 26, 2022


Lorraine R. (Degnitz) Hammes, age 94, of Sheboygan passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2022.

She was born on March 31, 1927, in Adell, to the late August and Rosalie Degnitz and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1944.

On February 10, 1950, she married Roman Hammes in Sheboygan.  The couple resided in Sheboygan since their marriage.  Her husband preceded her in death on February 9, 1985.  Lorraine worked at Memorial Hospital in Sheboygan and at Luedtke’s Butcher Shop for 15 years.  Lorraine was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

She enjoyed vacationing in Northern Wisconsin and spending time with her family.  Lorraine was a very giving person and will be remembered as a caregiver by the numerous family members when they needed assistance.

Survivors include her son, Eugene (Rosalyn) Hammes of Georgetown, TX; a grandchild Brian Hammes of Driftwood, TX; along with a niece and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two brothers.

A Memorial Service for Lorraine will be held at NOON on Friday, March 25, 2022, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1810 N 13th St. in Sheboygan, with Pastor Matt Shive officiating.  The family will greet visitors on Friday from 11:00 AM until the time of the service.  Those who would like to attend the service virtually can do so on Lorraine's obituary page on the funeral home's website.  Lorraine will be laid to rest at Gardens of Peace Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Lorraine’s name to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sheboygan.

The family would like to thank the staff at Meadowview and Compassus Hospice for the care and support they gave Lorraine and our family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Lorraine Hammes, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, March 25, 2022

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