Hammond, Jesse W., Jr., MSGT USAF (Ret.) Dec 30, 1935 – Sep 19, 2011 Bellevue. Retired G-12 Civil Service and Viet Nam veteran. Preceded by brother Donald Hammond; sister-in-law Thelma Hammond; brother-in-law Lyle Tilgman. Survived by wife of 48 years Maria; children Sole Bell and husband Chip, Jesse W. III and wife Amy, Joseph and wife Jennifer, all of Bellevue; brother Bob Hammond, Omaha; sisters Mary Jane Tilgman of Eagle Grove, IA and Sharon Ann Owen, Marshalltown, IA; sister-in-law Maryann Hammond, Cedar Rapids, IA; 9 grandchildren: Brandon, Jarred, Lynsey, Noah, Jenna, Abby, Autumn, Emily and Elizabeth; 2 great grandchildren, Jace and Ally. FUNERAL SERVICE: Thursday, September 22, 11:00 a.m., LifeSpring Church, 13904 So 36th St. INTERMENT: St. John’s Cemetery. MEMORIALS: LifeSpring Church.