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John H. Hammel, Jr.

May 29, 1948 — January 7, 2022

John Hammel passed away on January 7th, 2022 at the age of 73 in Clark Fork, Idaho.


John was born in Monterey, California to June and John Hammel Sr. They later moved to Parkdale Oregon where the family were pioneers. When he grew up John became a Washington State Employee with the Department of Natural Resources until he retired in 2010. On June 21, 2004 he married the love of his life Teresa and built a beautiful life with her traveling and tending to their little farm. John was a true cowboy at heart. He loved his mules and enjoyed packing in the wilderness.


John is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters Diana and Janet, his son Greg and three grandchildren Lorissa, Alexis and Bradley.


He is survived by his wife, his sister Jane and his Aunt Alberta. He also leaves behind his sons Jason (Debi), Justin (Tori), and John III (Nickelle) and his daughters Marquita (John), Monnica (Chris) and Cody and his stepson Dylan. His grandchildren Kayla, Alexis, Thandan, Colten, Shane, Hanne, Emily, AJ, Taylor, CJ, JohnRobert, Andra, McKenzie, Addison, Carter, Westin, Levi, Hunter, Skye and Somer were the light of his world and he enjoyed sharing stories with them of the past. John recently had enjoyed the giggles of his great grandchildren Remi, Daniel, Greyson, Gracee and Waylon.


John truly loved visiting with others especially if you had a piece of pie or cake., If you were lucky, he called you family. He will truly be missed by everyone who knew him.


Services will be held Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 1 pm at the Coffelt funeral home, 109 N Division, Sandpoint ID. Reception to be announced at service.


In lieu of flowers please send donations to Rhonda Dishaw in care of the Sharing Closet or drop off donations to the Monarch store in Clarkfork at Monarch market 118 E 4th Ave, Clarkfork, ID 83811.

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