Published On: Wed, Nov 23rd, 2011

Obituary – Chad Lammers

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. — Chad Lammers, 32, North Sioux City, S.D., formerly of Fordyce, died at his residence Nov. 15, 2011, due to heart problems.
Visitation and a vigil service were Nov. 18 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Fordyce, and continued Saturday at the church one hour prior to services.
Mass of Christian Burial was Nov. 19 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Fordyce, with the Rev. David Fulton officiating. Burial was at St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Fordyce. Arrangements were under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington.

Pallbearers were Chris Becker, Christopher Lammers, Jeff Hochstein, Shane Lammers, Pat Hochstein, and Matt Hochstein.
Honorary pallbearers were his nieces and nephews.
Chad Richard Lammers was born Jan. 31, 1979, in Yankton, S.D., to Alvin “Dick” and Mary Jean (Hochstein) Lammers. He grew up in Fordyce and attended West Catholic Elementary School and graduated in 1998 from Cedar Catholic High School, Hartington. Chad graduated from Wayne State College in 2004. He lived in North Sioux City, S.D., for the past three years where he worked with computers.
Chad collected comic books and loved playing video games. He thought the world of family, especially his nieces and nephews.
He is survived by his parents Alvin “Dick” and Mary Jean Lammers, Fordyce; three brothers and spouses, Roger and Michelle Lammers, Rapid City, S.D.; Paul and Mandy Lammers, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Jamie Lammers, Sioux Falls, S.D.; sister Christine and husband, Michael Ernst, Deridder, La.
Chad was preceded in death by his grandparents, Paul and Evelyn Hochstein, and Gerhard and Amelia Lammers.