1921 – 2003

NORWAY – Adelheid Hamel, 82, died early Wednesday morning, July 2, at Stephens Memorial Hospital.

She was born in East Germany in 1921, and came to America after World War II. She was an avid reader, enjoyed gardening and was a very creative person. A loving wife and mother. She married Roland Hamel on Dec. 19, 1965 and retired in Lake Mary, Fla.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters and their husbands, Rosemarie and Bruce Pulkkinen, Heidemarie and Rodney Bryant and Barbara and Rodney Vaughn; two sisters, Ruth Kyllonen of Oxford and Leoni Cooper of South Paris; a brother, Richard Shiling in Germany; and five grandchildren, Darren Pulkkinen, Adam Chabot, Jason Bryant, Kevin Bryant and Greta Vaughn.

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