Joseph “Joe” J. Hammill

Joseph (Joe) John Hammill of Rice Lake, Wisconsin, passed away from pancreatic cancer on Sunday, January 8, 2023, at the age of 86. He was born August 10, 1936, in Hudson, Wisconsin, and was the son of Joseph and Grace (Staples) Hammill.

Joseph served in the Army and had various careers throughout his adult life. He worked countless hours to provide opportunities for his boys to play hockey and baseball. In his leisure time, he enjoyed taking them fishing and hunting and was your go-to guy with anything that needed fixing.

Joseph is survived by his children, Jay, Joel (Tara), Jon (Lilly), and Jeff; grandchildren, Brittney, Danielle, Jacob, Easton, Emma, Lucy, and Molly; and 5 great-grandchildren. He is survived by his sister, Nancy Goodbar and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Coni Butcher.

A memorial service will be held on a later date at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church with burial at Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner, Wisconsin.

Chippewa Valley Cremation Services - Celebration of Life Center in Altoona is serving the family. To offer online condolences please visit, www.chippewavalleycremation.com.

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