The Lusk Herald
January 5, 2011
Andrew Jasan Hammond
Andrew, 24, was born Sept. 6, 1986, in Scottsbluff, Neb. to Jay and Leslie Hammond of Lusk, Wyoming. He was taken from us on Jan. 1, 2011 to be with the Lord in Heaven.
Andrew attended school in Lusk for 13 years, graduating from Niobrara County High School in 2005. In his high school career he played golf and basketball, and participated in Future Business Leaders of America, band, and choralaires. He attended the University of Wyoming, graduating in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Throughout Andrew's college career he was a part of Alpha Kappa Psi, a business honorary. After graduation Andrew was then employed by Security First Bank in Laramie, Wyoming.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, wakeboarding, snowboarding, and was an accomplished horseman in his earlier years. Andrew had a robust love for life and his family, and was seldom seen without that big friendly smile.
Andrew was baptized in September of 1986, and confirmed in April of 2000. As a confirmed member Andrew was a huge asset to the high school bible study class. He continued to be an active member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Andrew was preceded in death by his great grandparents: Rex and Marquoketa Renkel, Henry and Carrie Lenz, Kenneth and Muriel Hammond, and Gordon and Frances Paulley; Aunt Carolyn Hammond and cousin Sheri Hammond Gilkerson.
He is survived by his sister and best friend Adrienne Hammond, his parents, Jay and Leslie Hammond; Grandparents Gene and Joan Lenz, all of Lusk, Wyo.; and Kay and Donna Hammond of Loveland, Colo.; Aunt Laurie and Ken Vogel, cousins Corrine, Katie, Trevor, and Taylor of Highlands Ranch, Colo.; Aunt Tyler and Marlin Kemmer, cousins Tana and Mara of Phoenix, Ariz.; Aunt Kari and Ben Rafter of Seattle, Wash.; Aunt Laurie and Inge Lillefjaere, cousins Kristoffer, Sara, and Marcus of Skien, Norway; and Great Aunt Jane, Denver, Colo.
Service for Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011 at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church at two pm. Memorials may be made out to Saint Paul's Lutheran Church or the Niobrara County Library Foundation.
Sherri Lea Gilkerson (July 20, 1972 - October 30, 2006)Carolyn Hammond (August 6, 1937 - June 6, 2008)Kenneth M. Hammond (June 13, 1907 - August 8, 1968)Muriel J. Hammond (May 10, 1912 - January 26, 1995)Carrie Lingwood Lenz (December 21, 1891 - November 12, 1972)Henry Christopher Lenz (July 24, 1883 - December 2, 1968)Marquoketa C. Renkel (November 22, 1912 - February 19, 2007)Fern Myra Taylor (August 29, 1927 - May 30, 2011)
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