Longtime Harborite Barbara Hammell passed away on January 10, 2013, at the age of 73. Barbara was born on February 28, 1939, to Charlotte Hansen and Allen Nurss.
Barbara met Marvin Eugene Hammell Sr. at Harbor Plywood where she worked as a payroll clerk. On January 22, 1960, Barbara and Marvin were married. He survives her at the family home.
Barbara is also survived by her sons, Marvin Eugene Jr. and his partner, Anna Muller, of Montesano, and Rob Adrian and his partner, JoAnn Gustafson, of Hoquiam; four grandchildren, Justine, Deanna, Michaela and Mariah; her sister, Doris Hansen of Aberdeen; and extended family, Laura Melton, Barbara Roberts (Nurss), Kelly Nurss and Vicky Wilson (Nurss) of Oregon.
Barbara worked as a waitress for over 10 years at several Oriental restaurants and sold Tupperware for over 18 years.
Barbara enjoyed family, life and friends.