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Ellen Hammes, 76, of Rock Falls, died on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at her home.

She was born on December 29, 1942 in LaCrosse, Wisc. to Cedric and Sylvia (Thompson) Steine. She married Dennis Hammes on January 11, 1964 in LaCrosse. He preceded her in death on August 20, 2015.

Ellen loved spending time with her family and adored her grandchildren and great grandson.

Those left to honor her memory include her daughters, Sheila (Dave) Saathoff of Sterling and Michelle (Harrison) Roberts of Rock Falls; a brother Cedric (Linda) Steine, Jr. of Holman, Wisc.; her grandchildren, Dana, Anthony, Ashley, Nathan, Alex and Kara; and her great grandson Lucas.

She also was preceded in death by her parents. Services will be private.