Walt Hammond !
Written by Phil Costigan on November 19, 2020
It gives Us great pleasure to present today’s Pledge of Allegiance Shout-Out with DUKE to The late Walt Hammond. Bauer’s Market and Garden Center brings Us the shout Out daily at 7AM. I got to know Walt in the 1980’s when He was involved in the Automobile business. He also had a deep connection to the community with His involvement in Lacrosse Festivals, Hospital Board and various charitable groups. After High School Walt enrolled in Engineering Studies at Iowa State University. His Academics were interrupted by World War II, As Walt enlisted in The US Navy after Pearl Harbor. He served as an Electronics Tech First Class until the War was over, Honorably discharged in 1946. He completed his degree at ISU. Walt passed away last weekend at the Age of 96, a life well Lived.