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George Clifford Hawk, 89, of South Dakota


George Clifford Hawk was born to Frank and Chlora (Bourne) Hawk June 18, 1927 in Wessington Springs, South Dakota. He passed away peacefully at his home October 30, 2016, at the age of 89 years.

George received his education in a one-room schoolhouse. When George turned 17, he enlisted in the United States Navy during the Second World War. He also served in Korea during the Korean War.

He became the proud father to five children; three daughters: Lynda Kay, Marcy and Kathleen Louise were born to his first marriage; daughter, Teresa Lynn and son, Andrew Dwayne were born to his second marriage with wife, Joanne Grace (Lovatt) Hawk. Joanne and his children are grateful for sharing his life – the life of a wonderful, caring man, who was gentle, kind and considerate.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, James Monroe, Bruce, Claude; four sisters, Ruth Quiram, Jean O’Neil, Lila Hawk, Zola Ashley.

Those left to cherish George’s memory include his wife, Joanne; his children, Lynda Kay (Bert) Peairs of CA, Marcy Hawk of PA, Kathleen Louise (Christopher) Faltys of NE, Teresa Lynn Hawk of NE, Andrew Dwayne Hawk of NE; brother, Max (Jane) Hawk of SD; sister, Audree (Duane) Edwards of SD; thirteen grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

A Graveside Service will be held Mon., Nov. 4th at 2:00 p.m. at the Tekmah Cemetery.

Memorials suggested to the family for designation at a later time.

Pelan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Goerge Hawk

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I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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