Frances  Hamm

Obituary of Frances C Hamm

Frankie Hamm (1936-2023)

Frances Caroline (Hust) Hamm passed away peacefully July 10, 2023 at St. Lukes hospital in McCall, Idaho. She was born March 6, 1936 in Weiser, Idaho to Raymond and Arlene Hust.

She grew up on the ranch in Manns Creek with her family and animals, riding her horse to elementary school in Deer Creek before going to Weiser to complete high school in 1954.  She married the love of her life Richard Hamm in April 1955, starting a family soon after and living in various towns before settling in Council, Idaho to raise their 5 children. She worked as a cook at the Council Hospital for over 20 years before it closed. She then cooked at the senior center for many years and finished out her working years at the Forest Service visitors center before retiring.

Frankie had many hobbies including gardening, crocheting, cooking, sewing, sitting in a lawn chair under the old weeping willow (before being cut down), spending time with her family, and being a part of community organizations over the years such as the Rebekah’s and TOPS.

Frankie is preceded in death by her parents Raymond and Arlene Hust, husband Richard Hamm, sons Earl and Arnold Hamm, brother Tom, sisters Jackie and Gerry, grandson Michael Gerten (Kat) and daughter-in-law Nancy (Roy). She is survived by brother Buster, daughters Annette McDaniel (Barry), Brenda Gerten, daughter-in-law Patty and son Roy Hamm. Grandchildren and great grandchildren Hilary Greenwood (Leslie)(son Bellamy), Olivia McDaniel, Jessica Gerten (son Kaden and daughter Rozali) , William Gerten, Michael Gertens children Austin, Cole & Amelia, Larry Bernier ( daughter Michael), Ben Bernier ( sons Luke and Hunter), Billy Moyer ( son Kai and daughter Bella), Joe Downing, and Josh Moore.

Join us in celebrating the life of Frankie Hamm August 52023 at 11:00 a.m. at the Council Community Church in Council, Idaho. Potluck lunch to follow, please bring a dish or story to share around the tables.

Arrangements under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home.









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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Thomason Funeral Home & Crematory - Weiser