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Ellen Dexter Hamar


1925 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Ellen Dexter Hamar Obituary
ELLEN DEXTER HAMAR Ellen Dexter Hamar, the daughter of Cyril & Ellen Houchin was born on May 11, 1925 in Eddyville, Nebraska and went home to our Lord & Savior on September 26th. Dex (as her family called her) grew up on a cattle ranch learning to ride at an early age. Dex wed her childhood sweetheart, Howard V. Hamar on June 16, 1943. They were married 62 years when Howard passed in February 2006. Dex is survived by her 3 children: Patricia (Dennis) Wood, Richard (Karen) Hamar & Sandy (Glen) Eskridge. She has 8 grandchildren, 12 great -grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Dex & Howard spent their honeymoon on a train headed for the shipyards in Portland, Oregon. She spent most of her married life in the Chico area nurturing her children, grandchildren & great- grandchildren. Her other hobbies included sewing & crocheting. She enjoyed watching bull riding on T.V. Dex was a member of Paradise Ridge Southern Baptist Church at 6975 Pentz Road, Paradise where a memorial service is planned for Sat., Oct. 10th at 10:00 a.m. Ellen has resided at Feather Canyon Gracious Retirement Living for the past several years. Arrangements are under the direction of Brusie Funeral Home and online condolences can be sent to the family at www.brusiefh.com.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Oct. 4, 2015
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