LAMBERTON - Melvin Hammerschmidt, 86, of Lamberton, died Monday, April 29, 2013 at his home.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, May 2, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Lamberton, with burial at a later date.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, May 1 at Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton and will continue for one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.
Melvin Lawrence Hammerschmidt was born Nov. 15, 1927 in Redwood County, to George and Maria (Simon) Hammerschmidt.
Melvin served in the U.S. Army from Feb. 14, 1946 to Aug. 31, 1947.
He is survived by his wife, Lorraine of Lamberton; sons, Randy of Lamberton, Ricky of Lamberton, Rod of Springfield, and Reed of Prior Lake; six grandchildren; a brother Reynold (Swede) of Redwood Falls; and sisters, Leah Dolezal and Elaine Rudnick.