Auston Hamm Dies Saturday

Auston B. Hamm, 83, of rural Browning, died at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 1975, at Memorial Hospital in Springfield.

He was born on March 22, 1891, in Sheldons Grove, a son of Peter and Amanda Lane Hamm. He married Bessie Rose on March 14, 1914, in Havana. She survives.

Also surviving are a son, Jack Hamm of Astoria; two grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Stella Daken of St. Petersburg, Fla. Three brothers and a sister died earlier.

Mr. Hamm was a retired farmer.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Rev. Collis Trone officiating. Burial was in the Sheldons Grove Cemetery.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/19/1975

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