Milo James Hamann, 85, Luverne, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, at the Sanford Luverne Medical Center.
A funeral service was Saturday, Nov. 27, at Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne. Burial was at the Memory Gardens cemetery near Luverne.
Milo Hamann was born Aug. 22, 1936, in Luverne, to John and Alma (Ahrendt) Hamann. He graduated from Luverne High School in 1955.
He married Beatrice “Betty” McClure in 1956 at Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne. The couple has lived in the same house in Luverne for the past 58 years and just celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.
Milo has been an active member of Grace Lutheran Church his entire life. He was hard-working, loyal and passionate for what he believed in. He was an usher at church and participated in the couples club with Betty. He also made sure to bring the kids along to shovel snow before services at church.
Milo spent a lot of time farming and custom baling. He was also employed at the Luverne IBP, Ketterling Services Inc., and Luverne Bumper in Brandon, South Dakota. He enjoyed conversations with family, friends and strangers. He always had a joke to tell and a witty sense of humor.
Milo is survived by his wife, Betty; five children, Douglas (Carolyn) Hamann, Rolla, Missouri; Deb (Ken) Dixon, Luverne; Tim (Carol) Hamann, Becker; Gerry Hamann, Luverne; and Terry (Veronica) Hamann, Luverne; eight grandchildren, Joshua Hamann, Naomi Hamann, Adam Hamann, Jenna (Jon) Schaeffer, Zach (Laura) Hamann, Rachel Snyders, Caitlyn Snyders, and Hailey (Hunter) Robinson; and two great-grandchildren, Marta Schaeffer, and Eliana Schaeffer.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant son Jimmy; daughter in-law Connie Hamann; and son-in-law Greg Snyders.
Arrangements were provided by Dingmann Funeral Home of Luverne, dingmannandsons.com.