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David Irwin Lammers

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HARTINGTON - David Irwin

Lammers, 67, Hartington, died Nov. 18, 2022, at Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, S.D., surrounded by his family, after a two-and-a-half year battle with pancreatic cancer.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Nov. 23, at 10:30 a.m., at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Fordyce, with the Rev.

Jim Keiter ociating.

Burial will be at St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Fordyce.

Visitation was Tuesday, at church, and will continue Wednesday one hour prior to services.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington.

Pallbearers will be Keith Becker, Chase Lammers, Curtis Lammers, Nathan David Lammers

Lammers, Scott Lammers, Terry Manas, Bob Ste#en and Ronnie Ste#en.

Honorary pallbearers will be his extended family, friends and neighbors.

David Irwin was born Aug. 17, 1955, in Yankton, S.D., to Hugo William

and Hildegarde Theresa (Arens) Lammers. He grew up on the family farm west of Hartington and attended West Catholic Elementary School in Fordyce and Menominee, and graduated from Hartington Cedar Catholic High School in 1973. Dave received his associate degree in diesel mechanics from Northeast Technical Community College, Norfolk. After college, Dave came back and began working on the farm with his brothers. They raised livestock and grain and he continued to work up until his death. David married Lori Anne Manas June 1, 2001, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Yankton, S.D. They were blessed with three children, Blaine, Jenna and Ryan.

Dave was proud to be a fourth generation American farmer. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, was previously on its

parish council and finance committee. Dave was a member and ocer for

the Cedar County Cattlemen’s Association. He enjoyed his faith, family and friends, and attending his children’s activities throughout the years. Dave was a great Boy Scout Dad, enjoyed Jenna’s dance events, and hunting and

fishing with his kids. Dave was a "Jack of All Trade," and always willing

to help his neighbor. Dave and Lori have fond memories of the family trips and adventures they had enjoyed. He also was good at providing a quick-witted remark to a conversation.

Dave is survived by his wife, Lori, Hartington; three children, Blaine,

Jenna and Ryan, all of Hartington; four siblings, Mary Jean (Jerry) Ste#en,

Crofton; Alan (Carol) Lammers, Hartington; Darrell (Jean) Lammers, Har-

tington; Anita Kneifl, Sioux Falls, S.D.; sisters-in-law, Marcella Lammers, Yankton, S.D.; Patricia Lammers, Fremont; and Glendy Lammers, Harting ton; and many nieces and nephews.

Dave was preceded in death by his parents, Hugo and Hildegarde Lammers; three brothers, Marvin, Vernon and Merlin Lammers; and a sister, Denelda Becker.