Helen (Collier) Hammer
Evansville - Helen (Collier) Hammer, 93, died Friday, September 11, 2020. She was born August 13, 1927, in Evansville, Indiana, to the late Guy and Anna (Wolf) Collier.
Helen was an active lifelong member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ. She was a 1945 graduate of Reitz High School and worked at Jerry Robertson's Oil Report, Hoosier Stamping & Manufacturing, and Atlas Van Lines, before retiring from the Knight Township Assessor's Office. She was a long-time vocal supporter of Reitz football, UE basketball, and any sporting event in which her family participated.
Helen was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Ralph Hammer, and great-granddaughter Bayleigh Pauckner.
She is survived by her brother, Robert Collier; son Greg (Jackie) Hammer; daughter Linda (Rick) Hobbs; grandchildren Jenny Hammer, Kris Hammer, Abi (Sam Valenti) Hobbs, Adam Hobbs, and Amaryllis Hobbs; and great-grandchildren Gabe Pauckner, Ethan Pauckner, and Samuel Valenti-Hobbs.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at Alexander Memorial Park-Heritage Chapel, officiated by Rev. Mary Hurley with entombment to follow. A livestream is available at 2:55 pm at www.facebooklive/funeralstreamusa.com. Friends may visit from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the cemetery chapel.
The family would like to thank the West River Legacy staff for their three years of care and support for Helen and the family, and to Heart to Heart Hospice for their end of life support.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's UCC Building Fund and Habitat of Evansville. Condolences may be offered at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com