Mary Gertrude Hiser Hammon
Mary Hammon passed away on June 22, 2022, from Alzheimer’s.
She was born on July 9, 1937, to Robert Jerry Hiser and Zelma Isabelle Grant Hiser in Glenrock, Wyoming. She was raised on the family ranch located by Lacey Mountain south of Glenrock. She attended Boxelder School for eight years transferring to Parkerton Highschool in Glenrock, Wyoming. She graduated in 1955.
She was married to Erle Barto from 1956 – 1958.
She married Kenneth Hammon in 1962. They later divorced.
She worked briefly at Casper College before starting her career as a Receptionist. She worked from 1958 to 1995 in Radiology at Memorial Hospital. She was a devoted employee and hard worker.
She is survived by two children, Carol Knop (Joseph) of Evansville, WY and Russell Hiser of Douglas, WY. Five grandsons, Levi Anthony, Cordell and Presley Anthony, Wesley and Harley Knop, Connor Knop. Ryan and Rachel Hiser.
She has 10 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her father Robert, May 25, 1984; mother Zelma, on August 15, 1985. Brother Wayne Hiser, October 16, 1969 and brother James Hiser, November 29, 2017; granddaughter Kody Lee Knop and longtime companion Robert Kastner.
She always felt she was misunderstood by her family. She loved her family and friends dearly. She loved animals, flea markets and the outdoors. She chopped her own wood until she was eighty. She will be missed.
A memorial service will be held 12:30 PM on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022 at the Christ Episcopal Church, 411 E. Center St in Douglas, WY. Graveside service is at 1:30 PM following the memorial service. A reception will be at the Church following the graveside service.
Condolences for the family may be send to Carol Knop. P.O. Box 50321 Casper, Wyoming, or memorial gifts to Central Wyoming Hospice or Casper Senior Center.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home , 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.