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Leora D. Hammond Kristufek 1914 - 2012

POSTED May 7, 2012 3:46 p.m.

LARNED — Leora D. Hammond Kristufek, 98, died May 5 at the Golden Living Center in Wilson. Born Jan. 25, 1914 in Grigston, she was the daughter of William and Ina Fay Watson Nulf. On April 26, 1930 she married C.G. Hammond. He died on Nov. 21, 1971.  On Sept. 21, 1977 she married Carl Kristufek in Dillon, Mont. He died on Feb. 27, 1988. A longtime area resident, she owned and operated the Hammond Holiday Home.
Mrs. Kristufek was a member of the First Baptist Church of Larned. She was a Boy Scout and Cub Scout leader and a member of the Boys Town in Nebraska.
Survivors include a daughter Barbara Fox of Wilson; two daughter-in-laws, Barbara Hammond of Larned and Cathy Hammond of Colorado Springs, Colo., a son-in-law, Lewis Young; a step-son, Carl Kristufek of Breeze Point, Minn.; three step-daughters, Connie Fox of Mays Landing, N.J., Carol Nesbitt of Austin, Texas, and Kay Hazlett of Lenexa; 27 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 84 great-grandchildren; three step-great grandchildren; 70 great-great grandchildren; and four step great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by, two sons, David Hammond and Jim Hammond; a daughter, Patricia Young; two brothers, Jay Nulf and Elmer Nulf; three sisters, Vera Herrell, Ella Johnson and Maggie Skelton; three grandsons; and one great-grandson.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Beckwith Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Ryan Webster presiding. Burial will be at the Larned Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the mortuary. Memorials may be given to the Hammond Family Memorial Scholarship, in care of the funeral home.

Funeral arrangements provided by
Beckwith Mortuary
P.O. Box 477
Larned, KS 67550
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, May 8, 2012  

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