WAUKESHA

Louis Leon ‘Louie’ Hammond Jr.

Jan. 22, 1933 - May 5, 2008

Louis Leon "Louie" Hammond Jr. of Waukesha passed away Monday, May 5, 2008, at age 75. Louie was born Jan. 22, 1933, in Honolulu, to the late Louis Sr. and Violet Hammond.

Louie retired from Cretex Corp. after 31 years. He was a member of Laborers’ Local #113. Louie served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was wounded in combat and received the Purple Heart.

Louie was a loving husband for 54 years to Joanne (nee Hollenbeck); beloved dad to Kevin (Camille) Hammond and Lori Hammond; loving grandpa to Erin (Ray) Borgwordt, Mark (Maureen) Hammond, Isaac, Eli and Adam; great-grandpa of Raelyn and Ethan Borgwordt; and brother of Ella (Jerry) Gehling, Elizabeth Jordan and Patricia Aho. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Fred, and sister, Hazel.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 15250 W. National Ave., New Berlin. The funeral service will be held at 7 p.m.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.