Visitation will take place Friday, Sept. 9, at Warner Funeral Home, starting at 3 p.m, with family present from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer.
Mrs. Hamrick passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at Spencer Hospital in Spencer.
In lieu of flowers, the family has established a memorial fund in her name.
Edith Louise Hamrick, the daughter of Byron "Barney" and Marie (McFarland) Nelson, was born June 15, 1942, in Spencer, Ia. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her education.
Edith married LaVern Hamrick on June 14, 1959, in Spencer, Ia. Following their marriage, she stayed busy raising her children and working as a homemaker. After raising her children, she worked at many jobs until becoming a telemarketer, a job she enjoyed for many years until her retirement in 2009. Edith also obtained her insurance license during this time and was licensed in almost every state. She was a member of Hope Reformed Church in Spencer.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters: Joyce Smith and Vera Clark Albers; and one brother, Don Nelson.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, LaVern Hamrick, of Spencer; her children: Ron Hamrick and his wife, Rikki, of Spencer, Todd Hamrick and his wife, Mel, of Spencer, Michele Yeager and her husband, Tim, of Spencer, and LaVonne Hamrick and Kevin, of Spencer; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.