December 7, 2022
Darline Hammrich, 90, of Waconia, Minn., formerly Ipswich, passed away Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, at Good Samaritan Society, Waconia, Minn.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Monday, December 12, 2022, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Ipswich. Burial will be at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. A time of fellowship and luncheon will follow the service at Father Bormann Hall in Ipswich.
Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m., Sunday, at Schriver's Memorial Chapel, Aberdeen, with a 5 p.m. wake and rosary service. Visitation will continue one hour before Mass at the church in Ipswich.
Darline lived her life to the fullest for 90 years and 9 hours, passing away on November 27, 2022.
Darline Hammrich-Speidel was born November 26, 1932, to Jake and Lydia Lippert in Faulkton, SD. She lived in Tolstoy, SD, Lemon, SD, and Wishek, N.D.
Darline married John Hammrich on January 8, 1951, in Ipswich. They lived in Ipswich, Faulkton, Milbank, Aberdeen, and Mina Lake. Darline and Johnny owned and ran the Tiger John's restaurant in Milbank for eight years. They moved to Aberdeen in 1973, starting the janitorial services named Hammrich's Janitorial Service and Sales John and 5 Son's. John passed away on June 19, 1980. Darline sold real estate in Aberdeen for 14 years following John's death.
She married Gus Speidel in February 1988. Gus passed away on November 19, 1996. Darline moved to Tennessee and lived there for 14 years to be closer to her son (Tim) and family before moving back to Minnesota to be closer to her other children.
Darline was a member of the Red Hat Society in Tennessee. She enjoyed several cruises sailing around the Caribbeans with Tim and their family. She moved into assisted living for almost ten years. Darline liked painting which she continued to enjoy for many years. She also enjoyed art and crafts, jewelry making, playing the organ, swimming, and playing cards. Her favorite time was with family and enjoyed big family reunions, with the last being in the Black Hills.
Darline is survived by six children: Terry (Bev) Hammrich, Tom (Sandy) Hammrich, Tim (Elaine) Hammrich, Todd (Dawn) Hammrich, Ted (Lori) Hammrich, and Sandra (Kirk) Landskov; 17 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren; many surviving Hammrich family members; three stepdaughters: Joleen (Mark) Christianson, Laurie (Mike) Danforth, and Mona (Kevin) Kallas; 10 step-grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Darline was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Hammrich; husband, Gus Speidel; brothers: Leonard (Mary) Lippert and Roy Lippert; grandson Kenny Hammrich; one step-grandchild; and one step-great-grandchild.
Schriver's Memorial Mortuary and Crematory, 414 5th Avenue NW, Aberdeen, is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook and also view the service at http://www.schriversmemorial.com.