ROBERT (BOB) HAMMOND

ROBERT (BOB) HAMMOND, AGE 71, OF DES MOINES, IOWA, DIED OF MULTIPLE MYELOMA ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2003.

HE WAS THE SON OF ROY AND LOIS HAMMOND AND WAS BORN IN MOUNT AYR, IOWA. HE WAS A FOREMAN FOR RUAN TRANSPORT AND WAS THE FORMER OWNER OF POP-A-TOP. HE ENJOYED FISHING AND AUTO RACING. HE GRADUATED FROM BEACONSFIELD HIGH SCHOOL.

HE WAS MARRIED TO DELORIS MAGGARD OF BEACONSFIELD, IOWA ON MAY 27, 1950 AND TO THIS UNION TWO CHILDREN WERE BORN, MICHAEL LOREN AND SHANEY DOE.

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE DELORIS HAMMOND; A DAUGHTER SHANEY JACOBSON AND HUSBAND RICHARD OF LOVELAND, CO.; THREE SISTERS, BETTY SNETHEN AND HUSBAND JOE OF MOUNT AYR, BERNEICE LENT OF PALMYRA, VIRGINIA AND BARBARA COFFMAN AND HUSBAND ALLEN OF WICHITA, KS.; A BROTHER-IN-LAW CONRAD MAGGARD OF DES MOINES; A MOTHER-IN-LAW DORIS MAGGARD OF EARRLHAM, IOWA; THREE GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; AND COUSINS, NIECES AND NEPHEWS.

HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS; SON MIKE HAMMOND; A GRANDDAUGHTER KAREN HAMMOND; BROTHER-IN-LAW CLARENCE LENT; AND FATHER-IN-LAW LOREN MAGGARD.

THE BODY WILL BE CREMATED.

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