A memorial service for Lucille will take place at 1:30 p.m., Friday, December 29, 2017 at the Estherville First Christian Church. Inurnment is in Silver Lake Cemetery, Ayrshire. The family will greet friends from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday at the First Christian Church in Estherville.
Lucille Beverly Damman was born June 9, 1935 in West Bend, Iowa, the daughter of Leslie George and Gladys (Walker) Baxter. She spent most of her childhood in the Graettinger area, and she was a graduate of Graettinger High School. On May 25, 1953, Lucille was united in marriage to Donald Dammann in Emmetsburg.
When Don finished his tour of duty, the couple moved to Corning to farm. The couple lived in Laurens for a while before moving to Estherville where they made their permanent home. Lucille worked in housekeeping at Holy Family Hospital and for many years at the Good Samaritan Home in Estherville until she retired.
Lucille was a member of First Christian Church in Estherville. She enjoyed bowling, dancing and golfing. Lucille loved to take drives and go on shopping trips with her daughter, Denise. Her friends and neighbors were very near and dear to her, and she always looked forward to having coffee with them.
On Saturday, December 23, Lucille passed away at Avera Mckennan Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.
Left to cherish her memory are her children: Dennis Dammann, and his wife, Rhonda of Viera, FL; daughter, Denise Kinnetz and her husband, Jerry of Emmetsburg; grandchildren: Cheney & Jon Croft, Eric Dammann, Kari Kinnetz and her fiancé, Chris Mammen, and Andrea & KJ Gray; great-grandchildren: Colin, Charlotte, MacKenzie, Braxton and Asher; and sister, Doris Malm of Spencer.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald; her parents; Leslie and Gladys; brothers: Dale and Alvin Baxter.
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