Bette Maxine Hammen
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Bette Maxine Hammen
  • May 29, 1923 - June 4, 2017
  • Canton, Ohio

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Bette Maxine Hammen, 94, formerly of North Canton, passed away at Manor Care of Belden Village on Sunday, June 4, 2017.

Bette was born in New Philadelphia, Ohio to Harry and Pauline (Cash) Bierie on May 29, 1923. The Bierie family, including brother, Richard, moved to North Canton when Bette was a child. Bette attended North Canton City Schools, graduating from No Ca Hi in 1942.

After working at the Hoover Company for a short time, Bette was married to William Hammen on December 19, 1950, in Angola, Indiana, by a Justice of the Peace. The couple were longtime residents of North Canton and happily married for 64 years. They moved to Manor Care in 2011. Playing cards and caring for her pet dogs were Bette's favorite pastimes.

Bette is predeceased by her parents, her brother (2012); and her spouse, Bill (2015). Special thanks go to Chuck and Rita Osborne, longtime guardians and friends to Bill and Bette.

Services will be at Karlo-Libby Funeral Home on Friday, June 9, at 11:00am with a private burial at Sunset Hills Memory Gardens.