Richard B. Hawker
May 10, 1934 – Feb. 13, 2010
Richard B. Hawker passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, at the
age of 75.
He was the loving husband for 51 years to Karen (nee Hartwell); beloved
dad of Tracy Garvens (Tom Rogers), Lisa (Scott) Ambrowiak and Kristi
(Russell) Wallace; awesome grandpa of Shannon, Monica, Erica, Casey and
Colby; brother of John (Lynn) and Candice Dankert; son-in-law of Elaine
Hartwell; and brother-in-law of Bruce and Jered (Julie) Hartwell. He is
further survived by other relatives and friends.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Virginia Hawker;
and father-in-law, George Hartwell.
Richard proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. He retired from Sears
after 31 years of service and is a 1983 graduate of Carroll College.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral service
Friday, Feb. 19, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 W. Bluemound Road
(at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.
Inurnment will be at Southern Wisconsin Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Union
Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family.
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