Dec 26, 1928 - Nov 11, 2019
A Funeral Mass for Ida Hammer Hill, 90, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, November 15, 2019 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14th at Davis Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Margaret’s Catholic School.
Mrs. Hill passed away on November 11, 2019 with loved ones by her side at the Wind River Rehabilitation Center of Riverton, WY.
She was born on December 26, 1928, in Mandan, ND, daughter of Amos and Alice (Gratz) Olheiser. Ida grew up in Pavillion, where she also graduated from High School.
On December 6, 1948, Ida married Marvin Hammer. She and Marvin were married for 46 years until he passed away on June 29, 1995. Ida then married Morris Hill in September of 2001.
Ida worked as a bookkeeper for the family owned grocery store in Mt. Green, Utah and then the family drilling company, Hammer Drilling in Riverton, WY for many years. She then worked over 10 years for Brunton Company in Riverton making compasses before she retired to travel the country with Morris.
Ida loved spending time with her family, playing cards and pinochle as well as dancing, fishing, gardening and canning. Ida loved to care for her family by cooking and baking.
She was a member of St. Margaret’s Catholic Church and the VFW Auxiliary.
Survivors include her husband, Morris Hill; daughter, Kay Hammer; sons, Harold (Lynn) Hammer, Ron (Madonna) Hammer and Mike (Melissa) Hammer; step-son, Mike (Faye) Hill; step-daughters, Nancy (Keith) Songer and Karen Lee Hill; brother, Laverne ( April) Olheiser; sisters, Dora Barger, Carol Judd and Cecilia Pratt; grandchildren, Joshua (Samantha) Corra, Jacob (Heather) Corra, Cody (Aaron) Elrod, Selena Hammer, Miranda (Chelsea), and Jason Hammer. Ida has 11 great-grandchildren and numerous step-grandchildren.
Mrs. Hill was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Marvin Hammer; infant son, David Hammer; sisters, Clara and Ann; brothers, Lewis, Leonard and Lawrence Olheiser.
On-line condolences for the family may be made at TheDavisFuneralHome.com.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.