SIOUX CITY | Michael David Hammond, 53, of Sioux City passed away on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 at his home.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel, with Neil Peck officiating. Masonic graveside services will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours prior to service time at the funeral home. The family respectfully requests that you show Mike support of his favorite sports teams by dressing in either Iowa Hawkeye or Chicago Bears apparel. Arrangements are under the direction of Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to www.meyerbroschapels.com.
Mike was born on Nov. 28, 1961, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Merlin LeRoy and Annette Kay (Frazier) Hammond. He was the senior vice president of operations at Gateway. He managed the day to day operations of manufacturing. Mike also owned Dakota Muscle Cars in North Sioux City, following the Gateway days.
He was united in married to Lisa Hunt on July 2, 2011, in Okoboji, Iowa. She preceded him in death on June 10, 2015, in Sioux City.
Mike enjoyed golfing with his son, cars, traveling and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was an avid Iowa Hawkeye and Chicago Bears fan. Mike recently became a member of the Free Masons.
He is survived by his son, Mike Hammond of Vermillion, S.D.; daughter, Jessica Hammond of Sioux City; their mother, Jolene White of Sioux City; stepchildren, Jim Most, Hank Stoltze, Melissa Most, Sara (Jeremy) Robinson and Abbie Most; four grandchildren, Emma Snyder, Ben Steffen, Stacie Snyder and Kellen Robinson; a brother, Mark Douglas (Donna) Hammond of Oxford, Miss.; and a sister, Macia Ann DePhlippo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and a brother, Tom Hammond.