Walt Hammond

DEVILS LAKE Walt Hammond, 89, Devils Lake, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, in a Devils Lake hospital.

He was born Nov. 26, 1923, to Hal and Esther Hammond near Clyde. He entered the Army in February 1946. He served at Camp Carson, Colo. He married Jean Morris Dec. 25, 1946, at Camp Carson. He was discharged from the Army in August 1947.

Survivors: wife; daughters, Carol Kuntz, Diane Hill, Penny Keck, Patty Cote, all Devils Lake; sons, Michael, Bradley, Roger, all Devils Lake; 22 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother, Charles, St. Cloud, Minn.; and sister Esther Downs, Black Hawk, S.D.

Funeral Saturday, 9 a.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, Devils Lake.

Burial: St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Devils Lake.

Visitation: Today, 6 p.m., in the church.

Rosary and Scripture service: Today, 7:30 p.m., in the church.