Hammond, Helen Blair 1898-1984
HAMMOND, BLAIR, ISHAM
Posted By: Marilyn Holmes (email)
Date: 6/3/2012 at 11:33:10
The Grinnell (IA) Herald-Register; July 16, 1984
MRS. HAMMOND DIES IN SAN JOSE
Helen Blair Hammond, 86, of San Jose, Calif., died Tuesday, June 9, at a San Jose hospital.
Her remains were cremated.
The daughter of C.A. and Sarah Jane Blair, she was born March 1, 1898, in Cherokee. In 1910 the family moved to Grinnell where she graduated from high school and Grinnell College. In later years she served as a librarian at the college.
Following her marriage to Harold (Pat) Hammond, also of Grinnell, the couple lived in Oakland, Calif., for many years.
Mrs. Hammond is survived by her daughter, Patricia Isham of San Jose, and two grandsons.
Memorial contributions in Mrs. Hammond's name may be made to Nature Conservancy, in care of Patricia Isham, 8409 Chenin Blanc Lane, San Jose, Calif. 95135.
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