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 Grove.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.