Eric D. Hamm, age 35, of Owen, passed away on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at his home under the tender of care of hospice.
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Withee. The Rev. Tom Myhre will officiate. Burial to be held in Riverside Cemetery, Town of Hixon. Family and friends are welcome from 4:00 until 8:00 PM on Friday, March 14 at Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Owen and from 10:00 AM until time of services Saturday at the church.
Eric was born on February 21, 1979, the son of Thomas and Lisa (Rohland) Hamm in Marshfield. He attended Owen-Withee High School. On September 16, 2006, Eric was united in marriage to Kristin Starks in Withee. He drove truck for Bunkelman Trucking and also worked on his uncle's farm.
Eric's passion since an early age was volunteering at the fire department, driving both the fire trucks and ambulance. He was an avid Harley-Davidson rider, enjoyed camping, boating, hunting and the family fishing trips to Canada. Eric loved and adored his family, especially his wife, Kristin and daughter, Ashlee.
Eric is survived by his wife, Kristin and daughter, Ashlee of Owen; his parents, Thomas (Melody) Hamm of Owen and Lisa (Jim) Scheuneman of Owen; his brother and five sisters: Travis Hamm, Angie (Nathan) Petke, Megan (Jeff) Hallin, Amanda (Chris) Rabuck all of Thorp, Mallory (Al) Blasel of Dorchester and Paige Hamm of Owen; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, George and Elaine Starks, Sr. of Owen; brother-in-law and two sisters-in-law, Jackie (Dave) Bower of Owen, Candy Starks and George Starks, Jr. both of Thorp; maternal grandfather, Edmond Rohland, Withee. He is further survived by nieces and nephews: Erin, Cody, Kaylyn, Sara, Erica Jo, Aleesha, Danny, Lillyann, Payton, Luke, Katelyn, Ben, Carmella (Dylan), Cody, Devon, Ivan and Cassie; great-nieces and great-nephews: Taylor, Alanna, Dean, Lola and James; aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Robert and Marjorie Hamm and maternal grandmother, Dorothy Rohland.