Guy Hammerland, 66, passed away October 16th, 2015 in Pueblo, Colorado after a long battle with cancer. Guy was born to Otto and Helen (Sawyer) Hammerland in Minneapolis Minnesota. He lived in Manila with his parents until the age of five when his family moved to Bozeman, Montana. He graduated from the University of Montana, worked for Northwest Airlines and then Frontier Airlines, where he met Diane, his future wife. They settled in Pueblo had three children. A devoted family man, Guy spent his free time traveling to see his children (Shae, Sean and Jaimie) and grandchild (Addison). Throughout his life Guy was known for having a big heart, smile and good sense of humor. As a local insurance agent Guy was known for his kind disposition and friendly demeanor. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed ATVing with his friends, working of the family genealogy, and watching basketball/volleyball games at USC in Pueblo.
Guy was also an active Shriner. For this reason the family would like to request that in lieu of flowers, please donate to a cause that was very dear to Guy, The “Al Kaly Shrine Children’s Transportation Fund”. The transportation fund exists to adequately fund transport for children and their families in southern Colorado to one of the twenty three hospitals throughout the U.S. This is where they receive medical care for free for various conditions such as cleft pallet, burns, scoliosis, lost limbs (custom prosthetics), club feet and other conditions that afflict children.
Thank you in advance for any donations for this worthy cause. We would prefer you make donations (make a check to)
Al Kaly Shriners Patient Transportation Fund, PO Box 193, Pueblo, Colorado 81002 or an account has been set up in Pueblo in Guy’s Name at Pueblo Bank & Trust.
If you wish to donate by Credit Card the funds will go to the Shrine Hospitals directly, http://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/donate.
A memorial service for Guy will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 1:00 PM in the Pueblo West Shrine Club, 1501 W. McCulloch Blvd in Pueblo West.