Faye Hamman Passes Away at 79

Faye Hamman

Faye E. Hamman of Hermiston died on Aug. 16, 2022 in Hermiston at the age of 79.

She was born on Oct. 10, 1942 in Pendleton to Clinton and Lavona Veach Corum.

Faye was raised and attended school in Hermiston, graduating in the Hermiston High School class of 1960. She worked at the original Hermiston Dairy Queen for her father. Faye married Ralph Tassie and they had three sons, Kevin, Rick and Scott before divorcing. During this time she operated the Kiddi Korner for several years, and at the same time worked as a cashier at Bob’s Red Apple Market for 30 years. She married Bob McAhren; he preceded her in death in 2004. Faye married Michael “Mike” Hamman on Aug. 21, 2010 in Hermiston.

She was a former member of the Hermiston Eagles Lodge. Faye enjoyed horses, cats, gardening, camping and most of all, time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Mike Hamman, Hermiston; sons, Kevin Tassie, Hermiston and Rick Tassie and wife Dana, Hermiston; daughter-in-law, Kerry Tassie, Hermiston; sister, Sharon Dedrick, Hermiston; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Faye was preceded in death by her son, Scott Tassie and her parents.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, Aug. 22, 2022 at 10 a.m. at Olney Cemetery, Pendleton.

Those who wish may make contributions in Faye’s memory to Vange John Memorial Hospice Education Fund in care of Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, P.O. Box 289, Hermiston, Ore., 97838.

Please share memories of Faye with her family at burnsmortuaryhermiston.com.

Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.