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Rocky Mountain Obituaries 11-21-11

Vivian Virginia Hamann, 81, of Longmont, Colo., passed away October 31, 2011 at the Hospice Care Center in Louisville, Colo.

She was born February 15, 1930 in Haxtun, Colo., to Frank Filmore and Sarah Iona (Salvador) Lett. Vivian graduated from Buffalo Grass Grade School, Phillips County High School in 1948 and St. Luke’s Nursing School in 1952.

She married Milton L. Hamann on September 3, 1950 in Holyoke, Colo. They moved to Longmont, Colo., from Arvadam, Colo., in 1967.

Vivian was a registered nurse and Director of Nursing at Valley View Hospital until 1965 when she entered private practice nursing. Vivian then owned and operated the A&W Root Beer Restaurant in Berthoud for 24 years, from 1971-1995, when her son Randy took over the business. She served on the Executive Board of NAWFA, the National A&W Franchising Association, from 1989 until 1993.

She was a lifetime member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha and a member of Berthoud United Methodist Church where she was active as a Deacon and served as Treasurer, she later attended Calvary Church in Longmont, Colo.

Vivian had a great love and dedication to her family, extended and immediate, never missing an opportunity to spend time vacationing, family reunions or doing holiday gatherings.

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Vivian’s passion was riding Harley Davidson motorcycles, beginning on June 14, 1947 when her brother took her for a ride on the back of his bike. Riding brought great happiness to Vivian. Her motorcycle was the conversation starter between Vivian and her husband Milton, leading to a ride on her bike and their eventual marriage. She attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and the Gypsy Tour Motorcycle Classic. Vivian was the only woman on a motorcycle club/softball team called The Reservation Ramblers and won a Third Place Trophy in 1955 for her participation.

Vivian’s second livelong passion was her yard and flower gardens, if she wasn’t riding her Harley, she was happiest in her garden. She also enjoyed looking at customer’s motorcycles and hearing their stories while working at the A&W.

She is survived by her husband Milton L. Hamann; three sons, Randy R. Hamann (Judi), Nicholas N. Hamann and Monte M. Hamann (Susie); one daughter, Jodi J. Mossoni (Mark); her brother, Harris H. Lett; two sisters, Lola L. Ozman and Janette J. Benedict; and her grandchildren, Kory Mossoni, Joleen Mossoni, Rustin Hamann, Jordan Hamann, Nicole Hamann, Kalen Solano, Lyndsay Solano and Jaxson Hamann.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, Robbie Hamann on May 12, 2003.

Memorial services were held November 9, 2011 at Calvary Church in Longmont, Colo. Interment was at Berthoud Greenlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Epsilon Sigma Alpha and mailed to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

Vivian Virginia Hamann, 81, of Longmont, Colo., passed away October 31, 2011 at the Hospice Care Center in Louisville, Colo.

She was born February 15, 1930 in Haxtun, Colo., to Frank Filmore and Sarah Iona (Salvador) Lett. Vivian graduated from Buffalo Grass Grade School, Phillips County High School in 1948 and St. Luke’s Nursing School in 1952.

She married Milton L. Hamann on September 3, 1950 in Holyoke, Colo. They moved to Longmont, Colo., from Arvadam, Colo., in 1967.

Vivian was a registered nurse and Director of Nursing at Valley View Hospital until 1965 when she entered private practice nursing. Vivian then owned and operated the A&W Root Beer Restaurant in Berthoud for 24 years, from 1971-1995, when her son Randy took over the business. She served on the Executive Board of NAWFA, the National A&W Franchising Association, from 1989 until 1993.

She was a lifetime member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha and a member of Berthoud United Methodist Church where she was active as a Deacon and served as Treasurer, she later attended Calvary Church in Longmont, Colo.

Vivian had a great love and dedication to her family, extended and immediate, never missing an opportunity to spend time vacationing, family reunions or doing holiday gatherings.

Vivian’s passion was riding Harley Davidson motorcycles, beginning on June 14, 1947 when her brother took her for a ride on the back of his bike. Riding brought great happiness to Vivian. Her motorcycle was the conversation starter between Vivian and her husband Milton, leading to a ride on her bike and their eventual marriage. She attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and the Gypsy Tour Motorcycle Classic. Vivian was the only woman on a motorcycle club/softball team called The Reservation Ramblers and won a Third Place Trophy in 1955 for her participation.

Vivian’s second livelong passion was her yard and flower gardens, if she wasn’t riding her Harley, she was happiest in her garden. She also enjoyed looking at customer’s motorcycles and hearing their stories while working at the A&W.

She is survived by her husband Milton L. Hamann; three sons, Randy R. Hamann (Judi), Nicholas N. Hamann and Monte M. Hamann (Susie); one daughter, Jodi J. Mossoni (Mark); her brother, Harris H. Lett; two sisters, Lola L. Ozman and Janette J. Benedict; and her grandchildren, Kory Mossoni, Joleen Mossoni, Rustin Hamann, Jordan Hamann, Nicole Hamann, Kalen Solano, Lyndsay Solano and Jaxson Hamann.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, Robbie Hamann on May 12, 2003.

Memorial services were held November 9, 2011 at Calvary Church in Longmont, Colo. Interment was at Berthoud Greenlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Epsilon Sigma Alpha and mailed to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

Vivian Virginia Hamann, 81, of Longmont, Colo., passed away October 31, 2011 at the Hospice Care Center in Louisville, Colo.

She was born February 15, 1930 in Haxtun, Colo., to Frank Filmore and Sarah Iona (Salvador) Lett. Vivian graduated from Buffalo Grass Grade School, Phillips County High School in 1948 and St. Luke’s Nursing School in 1952.

She married Milton L. Hamann on September 3, 1950 in Holyoke, Colo. They moved to Longmont, Colo., from Arvadam, Colo., in 1967.

Vivian was a registered nurse and Director of Nursing at Valley View Hospital until 1965 when she entered private practice nursing. Vivian then owned and operated the A&W Root Beer Restaurant in Berthoud for 24 years, from 1971-1995, when her son Randy took over the business. She served on the Executive Board of NAWFA, the National A&W Franchising Association, from 1989 until 1993.

She was a lifetime member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha and a member of Berthoud United Methodist Church where she was active as a Deacon and served as Treasurer, she later attended Calvary Church in Longmont, Colo.

Vivian had a great love and dedication to her family, extended and immediate, never missing an opportunity to spend time vacationing, family reunions or doing holiday gatherings.

Vivian’s passion was riding Harley Davidson motorcycles, beginning on June 14, 1947 when her brother took her for a ride on the back of his bike. Riding brought great happiness to Vivian. Her motorcycle was the conversation starter between Vivian and her husband Milton, leading to a ride on her bike and their eventual marriage. She attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and the Gypsy Tour Motorcycle Classic. Vivian was the only woman on a motorcycle club/softball team called The Reservation Ramblers and won a Third Place Trophy in 1955 for her participation.

Vivian’s second livelong passion was her yard and flower gardens, if she wasn’t riding her Harley, she was happiest in her garden. She also enjoyed looking at customer’s motorcycles and hearing their stories while working at the A&W.

She is survived by her husband Milton L. Hamann; three sons, Randy R. Hamann (Judi), Nicholas N. Hamann and Monte M. Hamann (Susie); one daughter, Jodi J. Mossoni (Mark); her brother, Harris H. Lett; two sisters, Lola L. Ozman and Janette J. Benedict; and her grandchildren, Kory Mossoni, Joleen Mossoni, Rustin Hamann, Jordan Hamann, Nicole Hamann, Kalen Solano, Lyndsay Solano and Jaxson Hamann.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, Robbie Hamann on May 12, 2003.

Memorial services were held November 9, 2011 at Calvary Church in Longmont, Colo. Interment was at Berthoud Greenlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Epsilon Sigma Alpha and mailed to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

Vivian Virginia Hamann, 81, of Longmont, Colo., passed away October 31, 2011 at the Hospice Care Center in Louisville, Colo.

She was born February 15, 1930 in Haxtun, Colo., to Frank Filmore and Sarah Iona (Salvador) Lett. Vivian graduated from Buffalo Grass Grade School, Phillips County High School in 1948 and St. Luke’s Nursing School in 1952.

She married Milton L. Hamann on September 3, 1950 in Holyoke, Colo. They moved to Longmont, Colo., from Arvadam, Colo., in 1967.

Vivian was a registered nurse and Director of Nursing at Valley View Hospital until 1965 when she entered private practice nursing. Vivian then owned and operated the A&W Root Beer Restaurant in Berthoud for 24 years, from 1971-1995, when her son Randy took over the business. She served on the Executive Board of NAWFA, the National A&W Franchising Association, from 1989 until 1993.

She was a lifetime member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha and a member of Berthoud United Methodist Church where she was active as a Deacon and served as Treasurer, she later attended Calvary Church in Longmont, Colo.

Vivian had a great love and dedication to her family, extended and immediate, never missing an opportunity to spend time vacationing, family reunions or doing holiday gatherings.

Vivian’s passion was riding Harley Davidson motorcycles, beginning on June 14, 1947 when her brother took her for a ride on the back of his bike. Riding brought great happiness to Vivian. Her motorcycle was the conversation starter between Vivian and her husband Milton, leading to a ride on her bike and their eventual marriage. She attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and the Gypsy Tour Motorcycle Classic. Vivian was the only woman on a motorcycle club/softball team called The Reservation Ramblers and won a Third Place Trophy in 1955 for her participation.

Vivian’s second livelong passion was her yard and flower gardens, if she wasn’t riding her Harley, she was happiest in her garden. She also enjoyed looking at customer’s motorcycles and hearing their stories while working at the A&W.

She is survived by her husband Milton L. Hamann; three sons, Randy R. Hamann (Judi), Nicholas N. Hamann and Monte M. Hamann (Susie); one daughter, Jodi J. Mossoni (Mark); her brother, Harris H. Lett; two sisters, Lola L. Ozman and Janette J. Benedict; and her grandchildren, Kory Mossoni, Joleen Mossoni, Rustin Hamann, Jordan Hamann, Nicole Hamann, Kalen Solano, Lyndsay Solano and Jaxson Hamann.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, Robbie Hamann on May 12, 2003.

Memorial services were held November 9, 2011 at Calvary Church in Longmont, Colo. Interment was at Berthoud Greenlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Epsilon Sigma Alpha and mailed to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

Vivian Virginia Hamann, 81, of Longmont, Colo., passed away October 31, 2011 at the Hospice Care Center in Louisville, Colo.

She was born February 15, 1930 in Haxtun, Colo., to Frank Filmore and Sarah Iona (Salvador) Lett. Vivian graduated from Buffalo Grass Grade School, Phillips County High School in 1948 and St. Luke’s Nursing School in 1952.

She married Milton L. Hamann on September 3, 1950 in Holyoke, Colo. They moved to Longmont, Colo., from Arvadam, Colo., in 1967.

Vivian was a registered nurse and Director of Nursing at Valley View Hospital until 1965 when she entered private practice nursing. Vivian then owned and operated the A&W Root Beer Restaurant in Berthoud for 24 years, from 1971-1995, when her son Randy took over the business. She served on the Executive Board of NAWFA, the National A&W Franchising Association, from 1989 until 1993.

She was a lifetime member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha and a member of Berthoud United Methodist Church where she was active as a Deacon and served as Treasurer, she later attended Calvary Church in Longmont, Colo.

Vivian had a great love and dedication to her family, extended and immediate, never missing an opportunity to spend time vacationing, family reunions or doing holiday gatherings.

Vivian’s passion was riding Harley Davidson motorcycles, beginning on June 14, 1947 when her brother took her for a ride on the back of his bike. Riding brought great happiness to Vivian. Her motorcycle was the conversation starter between Vivian and her husband Milton, leading to a ride on her bike and their eventual marriage. She attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and the Gypsy Tour Motorcycle Classic. Vivian was the only woman on a motorcycle club/softball team called The Reservation Ramblers and won a Third Place Trophy in 1955 for her participation.

Vivian’s second livelong passion was her yard and flower gardens, if she wasn’t riding her Harley, she was happiest in her garden. She also enjoyed looking at customer’s motorcycles and hearing their stories while working at the A&W.

She is survived by her husband Milton L. Hamann; three sons, Randy R. Hamann (Judi), Nicholas N. Hamann and Monte M. Hamann (Susie); one daughter, Jodi J. Mossoni (Mark); her brother, Harris H. Lett; two sisters, Lola L. Ozman and Janette J. Benedict; and her grandchildren, Kory Mossoni, Joleen Mossoni, Rustin Hamann, Jordan Hamann, Nicole Hamann, Kalen Solano, Lyndsay Solano and Jaxson Hamann.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, Robbie Hamann on May 12, 2003.

Memorial services were held November 9, 2011 at Calvary Church in Longmont, Colo. Interment was at Berthoud Greenlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Epsilon Sigma Alpha and mailed to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

Vivian Virginia Hamann, 81, of Longmont, Colo., passed away October 31, 2011 at the Hospice Care Center in Louisville, Colo.

She was born February 15, 1930 in Haxtun, Colo., to Frank Filmore and Sarah Iona (Salvador) Lett. Vivian graduated from Buffalo Grass Grade School, Phillips County High School in 1948 and St. Luke’s Nursing School in 1952.

She married Milton L. Hamann on September 3, 1950 in Holyoke, Colo. They moved to Longmont, Colo., from Arvadam, Colo., in 1967.

Vivian was a registered nurse and Director of Nursing at Valley View Hospital until 1965 when she entered private practice nursing. Vivian then owned and operated the A&W Root Beer Restaurant in Berthoud for 24 years, from 1971-1995, when her son Randy took over the business. She served on the Executive Board of NAWFA, the National A&W Franchising Association, from 1989 until 1993.

She was a lifetime member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha and a member of Berthoud United Methodist Church where she was active as a Deacon and served as Treasurer, she later attended Calvary Church in Longmont, Colo.

Vivian had a great love and dedication to her family, extended and immediate, never missing an opportunity to spend time vacationing, family reunions or doing holiday gatherings.

Vivian’s passion was riding Harley Davidson motorcycles, beginning on June 14, 1947 when her brother took her for a ride on the back of his bike. Riding brought great happiness to Vivian. Her motorcycle was the conversation starter between Vivian and her husband Milton, leading to a ride on her bike and their eventual marriage. She attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and the Gypsy Tour Motorcycle Classic. Vivian was the only woman on a motorcycle club/softball team called The Reservation Ramblers and won a Third Place Trophy in 1955 for her participation.

Vivian’s second livelong passion was her yard and flower gardens, if she wasn’t riding her Harley, she was happiest in her garden. She also enjoyed looking at customer’s motorcycles and hearing their stories while working at the A&W.

She is survived by her husband Milton L. Hamann; three sons, Randy R. Hamann (Judi), Nicholas N. Hamann and Monte M. Hamann (Susie); one daughter, Jodi J. Mossoni (Mark); her brother, Harris H. Lett; two sisters, Lola L. Ozman and Janette J. Benedict; and her grandchildren, Kory Mossoni, Joleen Mossoni, Rustin Hamann, Jordan Hamann, Nicole Hamann, Kalen Solano, Lyndsay Solano and Jaxson Hamann.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, Robbie Hamann on May 12, 2003.

Memorial services were held November 9, 2011 at Calvary Church in Longmont, Colo. Interment was at Berthoud Greenlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Epsilon Sigma Alpha and mailed to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.