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Richard J. Ham

Richard J. Ham, age 62, of Rhinelander, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital, Rhinelander.

Richard was born in Detroit on Thursday, Aug. 15, 1957, the son of Robert L. and Sally L. (Giroux) Ham Sr. The family lived in Detroit until they moved to Lake Tomahawk in 1968. Richard was a 1975 graduate of Lakeland Union High School. He married Kristine Nelson in 1996.

He is survived by his wife, Kristine; mother, Sally Ham of Lake Tomahawk; brother, Robert Ham Jr. of Madison; sister, Katherine (John) Hoffman of Pittsville; sister, Jessica (Nyle) Hilton of Wisconsin Rapids; one niece, Rebecca (Nick) Schmit of Wild Rose; one nephew, John Hoffman of Mauston; and his special caregiver, Karen Fath of Rhinelander.

Richard is preceded in death by his father; Robert L. Ham Sr. on Feb. 17, 2019.

A private Celebration of Richard’s Life will be held at a later date.

Hildebrand Funeral Home & Cremation Specialists, 24 E. Davenport Street, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501, 715-365-4343. You are invited to light a candle, sign the guestbook, leave a photo or an online condolence at www.hildebrandrussfh.com


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