Eldon L. Hammers, age 60 of Talmage, passed away early Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at Good Samaritan Society in Auburn.
Eldon was born on Nov. 2, 1957, in Nebraska City; the son of LeRoy E. “Buck” and Iona June (Albrecht) Hammers.  He grew up in Nebraska City and graduated from the Nebraska City High School with the class of 1976.
On April 15, 1983, he was united in marriage to Terry Kay Nerison at the Bethel United Church of Christ in Nebraska City.  
He worked at Dawson Oil, Gangels and Douglas Tire in Nebraska City.  He then went to work as a custodian at Nebraska City High School for a few years and then returned to work at Douglas Tire.
His hobbies included fishing and putting model cars together.  He enjoyed playing Nintendo WI and playing with his pet rabbit “Thumper”, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandkids.
Eldon is survived by his wife Terry Hammers of Talmage; children:  Aletha Neemann and husband Robert of Auburn and Daniel Hammers of Nebraska City; two grandchildren:  Payton Neemann and Robert Neemann, Jr.; dad LeRoy “Buck” Hammers of Nebraska City;  brother Dale Hammers and wife Pam of Highland Ranch, Colo., and brother-in-law Burt Weible and wife Cindy of Nebraska City; brother-in-law Gary Nerison and wife Jessica of Auburn; other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mom, Iona Hammers on June 29, 2012; sister Rosalee Weible on March 7, 2002; niece Jennifer Weible and mother and father-in-law Gary and Delores Nerison.
Funeral Services were to be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 2, at Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City with Pastor Terry Weible officiating.  Burial was to follow at Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City.
The family was to greet friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, at the mortuary.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Condolences may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com.
Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.