Alfred Hamm – Thursday, July 28, 2016
Alfred Abram Hamm ( 1919 – 2016). It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Alfred Hamm, born on December 6, 1919 in Halbstadt Molchna, Ukraine to Abram and Elizabeth, 6th of 6 children. He emigrated with his parents and 3 siblings to Canada in August 1924 at the age of 4 1/2 years old, and first settled in Manitoba. Later, they moved Readymade near Coaldale, Alberta, and then to Yarrow, BC in 1939. He married Mary Krause in 1944 and she joined him on his farm on Annis Road in Chilliwack. He sold the farm in 1962 and operated a raspberry farm in 1962 for several years. Subsequently, he became a salesperson at the East Chilliwack Co-op where he worked until he retired at age 66 in 1985. He is predeceased by his wife Mary (nee Krause) of 64 years in 2008, and son Edwin in 1966. He will be lovingly remembered by his children Alvin (Suzanne), Viola Miller, Esther Cram (Don), Sharon Godall, and Patty, also his 8 grandchildren, their spouses and 5 great-grandchildren. Memorial service at Central Community Church, 46100 Chilliwack Central Rd., Chilliwack at 2:00 pm on Thursday, August 18, 2016. On-line condolences to the family may be made at www.woodlawn-mtcheam.ca. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the MCC in Alfred’s name.