Susan Lynn Hamann, age 71, of Rural Peotone, passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at Franciscan St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields.
She was born on August 29, 1948 in Kankakee, IL, the daughter of Sonny and Florence (Race) Ekhoff. She married Bruce W. Hamann on June 11, 1966 at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Peotone. Sue was a devoted wife and mother. She was co-manager with her son, Brian, of the dairy farm raising all the young livestock for 30 years. She was a confirmed member of Zion Lutheran Church in Grant Park and was active with the church’s Blanket Ladies. Sue was very talented at crafting and baking.
She is survived by her husband, Bruce W. Hamman; her son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Virginia Hamann of Peotone; her grandson, Toby Bottoms of Peotone; 3 brothers, Gary (Karen) Ekhoff, Randy (Brenda) Ekhoff, and Chris Ekhoff all of Grant Park; a sister-in-law, Judy Meyer of Bradley; and numerous nieces and nephews who enjoyed Sue’s personality and caring concerns. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister-in-law, Lou Anne Eldridge.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Due to current circumstances, a memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials in Sue’s name may be directed to Zion Lutheran Church Parsonage Fund, 11456 N 11000 E Rd, Grant Park, IL 60940.