PAULDING – Elizabeth “Betty” Hamman, age 101, passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2022, at the Gardens of Paulding.

Betty was born on November 5, 1921, in Paulding County, OH to the late Stephen and Mary (Fox) Motycka. On June 20, 1944, she married Dan O. Hamman who preceded her in death on November 25, 1969. For 18 years, Betty worked in food service at Paulding County Hospital. She was a devoted member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Paulding.

Betty is survived by her son, Dan Hamman, Diamondhead, MS; grandsons: Dan Hamman, Diamondhead, MS, and Doug Hamman, Scottsdale, AZ; great-granddaughters: Elizabeth and Victoria Hamman, both of Shreveport, LA.

Betty is also preceded in death by her daughter, Carol Ann Hamman in 1984; sister, Anna Sukup; brother, Matt Motycka; infant sister, Mary Motycka; daughter-in-law, Susan Jo Hamman; brother-in-law, Frank Sukup.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2023, at Den Herder Funeral Home. There will be one hour of calling prior to the service. Burial will follow in Hedges Cemetery, Jackson Township.

Memorial contributions may be made in Betty’s memory to First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1233 Emerald Rd., Paulding, OH 45879.

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