Welcome to the memorial page for

Don Preston Hammerstrom

January 20, 1944 ~ September 2, 2017 (age 73)

Don P. Hammerstrom, 73 years, of Toledo, Ohio passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017.  He was born and raised in Jamestown, NY, but spent the last (moved here in 1974) years in the Toledo area.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Marion Hammerstrom of Jamestown, NY.

Don retired in 2007 after working for Holcim (US) Inc. for 30 years as Corporate Manager, Employee and Labor Relations.  Prior to Holcim, he worked for NSK Bearing Company in Ann Arbor, Toledo Scale in Toledo and Libbey, McNeil and Libbey in various states.

He graduated High School from Randolph Macon Academy in Front Royal, Virginia, 1962, and then attended Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan where he graduated in 1966.  He was President of his fraternity, Tau Kappa Epsilon.

He is survived by his wife, Pamala of Toledo and four sons: Todd (Cassie) Hammerstrom of Cincinnati, OH; Rory (Lynn) Hammerstrom of Temperance, MI; Scott Wojtowicz of Maumee, OH; and Tom Wojtowicz of Big Sky, MT; Sister Ann Pugh; many nieces and nephews, and the light of his life, granddaughters Madi Wojtowicz, Katie Lipp, Summer Dixon, Brittany Dixon, and Savannah Fisher.

Don enjoyed life, golf, travel, reading, but mostly University of Michigan football, Detroit Redwings Hockey and spending time with his granddaughters in their various endeavors whether on a stage, on a court, or on a diamond.

A memorial service will be held at Reeb Funeral Home in Sylvania, OH on Friday September 8, 2017 between the hours of 03:00 pm and 06:00 pm.  There will be no funeral or graveside services. 

Memorials can be made to either the Make a Wish foundation of NW Ohio or the Toledo Area Humane Society.

 Service Information

Gathering of Family and Friends
September 8, 2017

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Reeb Funeral Home
5712 Main Street
Sylvania, OH 43560

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