1966 - 2016 Karen Lynn Hammer of Nederland, Texas passed away November 7, 2016 at the age of 50. She was born January 26, 1966 in Port Arthur, Texas to Milton and Wanda Foster. Karen married Douglas R. Hammer on June 15, 1984. She lived several years in Kerrville, Texas and later in Alpine, Texas, finally settling down in Nederland in 1999. Karen enjoyed shopping, decorating, exploring new recipes and trying new restaurants. She loved her grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them. Karen had a funny, mischievous side and loved to have fun. She was preceded in death by her father, Milton Foster; and brother, Daryl Foster. Survivors include her spouse, Reverend D.R. Hammer; children, Morgan (Nate) Hyde of East Sparta, Ohio, Macy (Daniel) Moreaux of Beaumont, Texas, Miles Hammer, and Micah Hammer; grandchildren, Maleah, Ella, and Layla Hyde and Noah and Bella Moreaux; mother, Wanda Foster; siblings, Ronnie (Lenora) Foster, Rusty (Donna) Foster, Mark (Tammy) Foster, and Rebekah Foster; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends and members of Faith Tabernacle. A gathering of Mrs. Hammer's family and friends will be from 12:00 p.m., with her funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 12, 2016, at Faith Tabernacle Church, 10169 Highway 69 (Memorial Boulevard), Port Arthur, Texas. Her interment will follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County in Nederland. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Broussard's Mortuary, Nederland. Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Hammer's memory to The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, Texas 77210. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Nov. 11, 2016