Rachel M. Hammons, age 39, of Fond du Lac, died on Thursday, September 3, 2009 at her home.
The visitation will be on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Murray Funeral Home in Horicon. The funeral service will follow on Tuesday at 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be at St. Malachy Cemetery in Horicon.
The former Rachel Mary Helmer, was born on February 23, 1970, to the late Merrlin and Mary (Lentz) Helmer, in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. On September 1, 1990, she was united in marriage with John Hammons at St. Malachy Catholic Church in Horicon. Rachel was a great lover of animals, especially horses and cats, but also enjoyed her goats, pigs, and chickens. She was very well loved by her friends and family and will be greatly missed.
Rachel is survived by her husband, John Hammons, Fond du Lac, sisters and brother, Ellen (Michael) Christians, Juneau, Marcia (Craig) Kadinger, Columbus, Ryan (Nicole) Helmer, Berlin, father-in-law, Roger Hammons, Deerfield, brothers-in-law, Rodney Hammons, Waunakee, and Wayne (Jocelyn) Hammons, Cambridge, niece and nephews, Joel, Sarah, and Eric, aunts and uncles, Dave and Marlene Lentz, Horicon, and Robert and Delores Weiss, Juneau, she is also survived by her cats, Buttons and Corrie, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her mother-in-law, Bertha and her aunt, Carol Weiss.
Memorials to the family would be appreciated.
The Murray Funeral Home in Horicon is caring for the family. Online condolences may be made at www.MurrayFH.com.
Tuesday, September 8th, 2009, 2:00pm
St. Malachy Cemetery-Horicon