Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, April 24, 1924




Mrs. S.G. Lammers (nee Hilka Schmidt) died at the family home near Amherst on Monday at the age of 81. Mrs. Lammers was born in Germany in 1849 and was united in marriage to S.G. Lammers at Eckley, Iowa in 1871. The family came to Phillips County in 1892 and this county has been her home since that time.


Mrs. Lammers is survived by her husband, four sons and three daughters, besides one sister and one brother.


The funeral was held at the Lutheran church at Amherst Monday, the services being conducted

by the Rev. Otto Hoyer.






Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, CO, 28 Nov 1935




Born In Germany 85 Years Ago; Resident Of Amherst Community 45 Year


Funeral services for Sientje G. Lammers, pioneer in the Amherst Community and father of Mrs. Otto Fulscher of Holyoke were held Saturday afternoon from the St. Paul Lutheran Church at Amherst with Rev. W. W. Wilk officiating. The aged man, born in Germany more than 85 years ago, had resided in the Amherst community for 42 years, with the exception of seven years of that period. A stomach ailment with which Mr. Lammers had been ill off and on for the past year, was the cause of his death. He passed away last Thursday, November 21, at the home of his son, Herman, with whom he had been making his home at Amherst. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hilka Lammers, 11 years ago.


Mr. Lammers was born January 14, 1850, at Bunde, Germany, the son of George and Lena Lammers. He came to this country when he was 20 years of age, settling in Iowa, and he was married at Eckley, Iowa. He and his bride lived there for several years, moving later to Sterling, Nebraska, and then to Gothenburg, Nebraska. From Gothenburg, they came to Phillips County, locating near Amherst, where Mr. Lammers engaged in farming 42 years ago. He, together with his family later resided at Sterling, Nebraska again for about seven years, returning to Amherst. He retired from active work in 1914.


Mr. Lammers was the father of seven children, all of whom are living. They are Herman of Amherst, George of Amherst, Burt of Loveland, John of Ovid, Mrs. Anna Jurgens of Minden, Nebraska, Mrs. Leona Jurgens of Savanna, Illinois, and Mrs. Carrie Fulscher ... [info missing] ... grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren also survive.


Interment was made in the Amherst Cemetery.


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