Gerald Allen (Jerry) Hammer 82, of Kalispell passed away September 10, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Home in Kalispell. Jerry was born August 22, 1934 to George and Anna (Erickson) Hammer of Velva, North Dakota. Jerry attended country schools and some high school before entering the work force at Verendrye Electric in Velva.
In June 1959 they moved to the Kalispell area where he was employed by Flathead Electric. He was stationed in the West Glacier area, where they took care of the power lines from Hungry Horse to Essex and into Glacier Park. Their third child was born here. After Jerry retired they spent many years traveling as snow birds in their 5th wheel and were able to see much of the United States.
Jerry is survived by his wife Lillian, his children Audrey (Adrian) Valli of Canada, Greg (Karen) of Millington, TN and Kathy (Lance) Junjak of Kalispell, MT. His 2 sisters Lois (Glenn)(Deceased)Wunderlich Velva, ND, Gail (Kevin) Lehmann Springfield, Ill. and his brother Loren (Helen) Velva, ND. Brothers-in-law Warren (Carol) Spilde Towner, ND and Larry Spilde Minot, ND many nieces nephews and cousins. 9 grandchildren and 5 great grand children