Obituaries

Obituaries

Francis Lammerding 1926 - 2005 Marysville

A funeral Mass for Francis Lammerding, 79, Marysville, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Gregory's Catholic Church in Marysville. Burial will be at St. Gregory's Cemetery.Mr. Lammerding died Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, at his home.He was born on Feb. 25, 1926, the son of Joseph and Maria Garrell Lammerding. He graduated from Marysville High School in 1943.Mr. Lammerding worked as a farmer in Marysville his entire life.He was a member of the St. Gregory's Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, Moose Lodge, Eagles Lodge and the Marysville Country Club.He married Marjorie Prall on Feb. 14, 1949. They divorced in 1976. He married Bette Greenberg Stoker on Oct. 24, 1991, at the United Methodist Church in Marysville. She survives.Other survivors include two daughters, April Ramos, Lawrence, and Joni Yates, Montgomery, Ala.; two sisters, Mary Elizabeth Wempe, Emporia, and Mary Josepha Johnston, Manhattan; and six grandchildren.Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Kinsley Mortuary in Marysville. A wake will be held at 7 p.m. today at St. Gregory's. The family also will greet friends one hour before the Mass and wake at St. Gregory's.The family suggests memorials to the churches, in care of the mortuary.