David Hugo Hammermeister, 72, of Brownsdale, passed away on Aug. 4, 2019, at Adams Health Care Center in Adams.

David Hugo Hammermeister was born on April 25, 1947, the son of Arnold and Arlene (Schwartz) Hammermeister in Austin. He graduated from Elkton High School in 1966 and attended Austin Vo-Tech in 1968 in Farm Equipment Mechanics. David was united in marriage to Sharon Kay Koball on Oct. 20, 1990 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Brownsdale. He farmed in the Rose Creek area and also worked at Hormel for 27 years. He enjoyed camping.

David is survived by his daughters, Carla (Dan Benson) Masching, Hayfield, and Shelly (Doug Yotter) Pater, Hollandale; mother-in-law, Alice Koball, Adams; grandchildren, Tori (Ben) Severson, Ashley Masching, Miranda (Matt) Erickson, Stephanie (Terrell Johnson) Masching, Ben and Emily Pater, and Tim Benson; great-grandchildren, Piper, Ja'Karie, Cloud, Olivia, Riley, Stone, Nash, Lexi, Ignitus and Charlotte; sister, Lois Kuntz, Rochester; brother, Ron (Glenda) Hammermeister, Austin; sister-in-law, Janet Koball, Rochester; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; father-in-law, Gerhardt Koball; brothers-in-law, Arnie Kuntz and Richard Koball.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Czaplewski Family Funeral Home, 501 Second St. NW, Hayfield. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Brownsdale. Blessed be his memory.

To share a special memory or condolence, please visit www.czaplewskifuneralhomes.com; Czaplewski Family Funeral Homes; 507-477-2259.