Obit: Hamm, Robert L. (1940 - 2011)
Surnames: Hamm, Georgedstead, Goch, Jakobi, Beil
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 01/08/2011
Hamm, Robert L. (11 MAR 1940 - 5 JAN 2011)
SPENCER -- Robert L. Hamm, 70, of Spencer, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at the Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home in Spencer. A time of visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until service time at the funeral home on Monday.
Bob was born March 11, 1940, in Owen, the son of George and Milsom (Georgedstead) Hamm. He attended the Owen School System. He proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1960 and 1961 to 1964. Bob returned to Wisconsin and was employed as a roofer for Maurer's Roofing Company.
He was united in marriage Oct. 17, 1970, to the former Helen Goch in Marshfield.
He enjoyed woodworking, listening to Johnny Cash, a cold beer and playing cards. He always will be remembered for his trips into town on his riding lawnmower, which he lovingly referred to as "The Green Hornet."
Mr. Hamm is lovingly survived by his wife, Helen; children, Robert (Denise) Hamm, Patrick (Tonya) Hamm, Christine (Scott) Jakobi, Jeremy Hamm (Kathy), Tammy (Michael) Beil and Eddie Hamm. He is further survived by 11 grandchildren; two brothers, George "Shorty" Hamm and Alden "Butch" Hamm; as well as many other family and friends. He will truly be missed.
His parents, George and Milsom; as well as a sister, Violet; all preceded Bob in death.
Online condolences may be made at www.hansenschillingfuneralhome.com .
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