|Mark O. “Mick” Hammel, 82, of Warren and
formerly of Huntington, died at 10:05 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2007, at
Heritage Pointe in Warren.
Born in Huntington on Aug. 3, 1924, a son of Audry and Fern (Wiles)
Hammel, he was a 1943 graduate of Huntington High School and a 1953
graduate of Huntington College.
He was united in marriage to Evelyn Mickley on April 9, 1944, in
A member of Emmanuel Community Church, he owned and operated Hammel
Floor Finishing Service for 46 years. He taught grades 7 through 12 at
Union High School for five years and taught at Columbia City Joint High
School for 21 years. He also served as a basketball and football coach
during his teaching career.
In addition to his wife, Evelyn, he is survived by a son, Greg Hammel of Kihei, Hawaii; two daughters, Sandra Hammel of Portsmouth,
R.I. and Nancy Heffelfinger of Roanoke; a brother, Gerald Hammel of
Columbia City; a sister, Evalyn Wohlford of Huntington; four
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard “Dick” Hammel and
H. Ted Hammel.
Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Myers Funeral
Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington. The funeral
service is at 10 a.m Monday, with visitation one hour prior to the
service at the funeral home, with Pastor Brent Birdsall officiating.
Entombment is at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Huntington County.
Memorials may be directed to Family Hospice of N.E. Indiana, or the
Alzheimer’s Association in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford
St., Huntington, IN 46750.
To sign Mr. Hammel’s on-line guest registry visit
www.myersfuneralhomes.com and click on obituaries.