Henry G. "Hank" Kammerer, formerly of Grand Island passed away April 6th, 20024 after a brief illness.  Hank was a past president of Grand Island Rotary Club, a Paul Harris Fellow and founding member of the Neighbor's Foundation.  He joined Rotary in 1970 and was still an active member at his passing.  During his tenure as a Rotarian he contributed greatly to the club and Rotary International:
He was Club Bulletin Editor for nearly 40 years.
He was Club President 1975 -1976 and 1982 - 1983
Club Secretary (2018-2020, 2022-2023)
Club Foundation Chair (2022-2024)
Club Executive Secretary/Director (2016-2018, 2020-2023)
He was recipient of once in a lifetime Avenues of Service Award Signed By then Rotary International President in 2013 Sajuki Tenaka.
He was an adventurer and participated in many International travels visiting Rotary sites where available.  He was one of several members of our club that supported International Grant projects in Nepal India started by Dr David Johnson. He went to Everest Base Camp as part of a fundraiser for the people of Nepal. His last travel was a bucket list trip to Africa to see the Great Apes 2023.  He also supported Grants for missions in Haiti and Bolivia. Hank traveled with Dr David Johnson and others to Dubai, Ethiopia and Nepal. Henry was a true humanist. He enjoyed helping others.
Henry graduated from Cornell University with an Engineering degree in Metallurgy. He had a career at Bell Aerospace as a rocket scientist, retiring in 1999.  
Africa boating river Thema
Henry was predeceased by wives, the late Patricia (nee Herriman) Kammerer and Grace (nee Loree) Kammerer. Father of Amy Natalie Kammerer, Gregory "Jack" Kammerer and the late Tracy (survived by husband John) Falkowski. Grandfather of Emilia Falkowski, also survived by other grandchildren. Brother of Susan Hatch. Also survived by nephews. Stepfather of Howard, Paul and Ruth Loree. Friends may call Wednesday 6-8 PM at the Kaiser Funeral Home 1950 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island. A memorial service will be held at St Mathias Episcopal Church in East Aurora at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Grand Island Neighbors Foundation. Share condolences at kaiserfuneral.com.
Photo from last adventure - travel to meet the Giant Gorillas