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Barbara A. Hammer

Obituary for Barbara A. Hammer

March 28, 1944 - January 5, 2021
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin | Age 76


Barbara A. Hammer, 76, of Beaver Dam passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at the UW Hospital in Madison.

Barbara was born on March 28, 1944 the daughter of Alvin F. and Irene J. (Braatz) Krobert. She was married to Dennis A. Schweitzer who passed away in 1970, and then later married to Ralph W. Hammer who also passed away.

Barbara was a member of the Congregation of Jehovah's Witness of Beaver Dam. She enjoyed watching and feeding the birds. Barbara loved to spend time with her faithful canine companion Speck.

Barbara is survived by her children: Brian Schweitzer (Donna Higgens) of Beaver Dam, Stacy Mischler of Beaver Dam and Todd Schweitzer (Pam Novak) of Plover; grandchildren: Stephanie, Peyton, Quinn, Morgen, Bailey and Logan; great grandchildren: Landon and Livia; her brother Gordon and Jean Krobert of Beaver Dam and step-daughter Lizette Hammer of Beaver Dam. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband Dennis and her second husband Ralph and her grandson Nicholas Schweitzer.

A Celebration of Life for Barbara will be held at a later date.

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

Services are being planned, check back later for details

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