The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Obituaries

June 12, 2013

John H. 'Jack' Hamilton

John Hamilton

April 6, 1927 - June 10, 2013

FULTON, Ill. — John H. “Jack” Hamilton, 86, of Fulton, IL, died Monday, June 10, 2013, at Mercy Living Center South in Clinton, IA.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, with Laura Wessels, Director of Ministries at Second Reformed Church, Fulton, IL, officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Fulton Township Cemetery in Fulton, IL. Memorials may be directed to the River Bend Senior Center in Fulton, IL.

Jack was born April 6, 1927 in Erie, IL, to Frank M. and Leafa G. (Hadaway) Hamilton.

Jack was educated in the Burke Grade School of Rural Whiteside County and a graduate of Erie High School, Erie, IL.

He married Kathryn L. “Kay” Huizenga on January 28, 1948 in Fulton, IL; she died November 1, 2009.

He was a veteran for the United States Army during WWII.

Jack was first employed by E.I. Dupont in Clinton, IA. He then owned and operated J & D Construction Company in Fulton, IL and later Jack’s Construction Company in Fulton, IL.

Jack was a member of the Fulton American Legion Post #402 and the Brick Layers Union Local # 74. Jack enjoyed snowmobiling, boating, and water skiing. He loved his wife, sons and families and his work.

Survivors include two sons, Mark (Sandy) Hamilton, Fulton, IL, and David (Lynn) Hamilton, Fulton, IL; five grandchildren, Amy (Tim) Hartig, Jill (Kevin) Hamstra, Joni (Jake) VanDeWostine, Kara (Seth) Spooner, Darcy Hamilton; seven great-grandchildren, Benjamin and Bella Hartig, Haylee and Mavrick Hamstra, Braylon VanDeWostine, Easton and Briar Spooner.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Kay; one sister, Carrie Olsen; and four brothers, Leroy, Marvin, Arthur, and Jim Hamilton.

To send online condolences, go to www.bosmarenkes.com.

Death date: June 10, 2013

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