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Douglas A Hamblin

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Douglas A Hamblin

Birth
Hayward, Sawyer County, Wisconsin, USA
Death
29 Dec 2014 (aged 86)
Hayward, Sawyer County, Wisconsin, USA
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Douglas Hamblin, 86, of Hayward passed away on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.

Douglas A. Hamblin was born Jan. 21, 1928, in Chippewa Falls, the son of Frances and Vivian (Cressy) Hamblin. He moved with his family to Hayward, where he attended Hayward High School.

Doug joined the U.S. Marines on May 9, 1946, in San Diego, California, and served until Dec. 14, 1947. After his honorable discharge, Doug attended business school in Duluth and then went on to airline training school in Kansas City, Kansas. He went to work for Frontier Airlines in Prescott, Arizona, for a short time before taking a job with North Central Airline in Madison, as a flight superintendent., Doug moved to Minneapolis when the airline moved its operations to Minnesota.

On May 29, 1954 Doug was joined in marriage to Lillian Nellie Lamphear at the First Lutheran Church in Hayward. They lived in Bloomington, Minnesota, while Doug continued his work for the airlines. Doug retired from Republic Airlines in 1986. He loved his work and those he worked with. While living in Bloomington, Doug and Lillian would often return to the Hayward area, where they purchased land and built a cabin on Little Round Lake. Doug enjoyed the outdoors, spending time hunting and fishing, making trips out west and up to his property on Springpole Lake, Ontario. He cherished time spent with family and friends, loved his pets and was a member of the Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward.

Doug is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lillian; one son, Doug (Tammy) of Savage, Minnesota; one daughter-in-law, Cary (Philip) Askvig of Burnsville, Minnesota; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one brother, Bruce (Claudia) of Des Plaines, Illinois; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; beloved son, Brian; brother, Frank; and two sisters, Connie Jones and Marlene Anderson.

A private family memorial gathering will be held for Douglas in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Northwoods Humane Society of Hayward or the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum.

Online condolences may be shared at www.bratleyfuneralservice.com
Douglas Hamblin, 86, of Hayward passed away on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.

Douglas A. Hamblin was born Jan. 21, 1928, in Chippewa Falls, the son of Frances and Vivian (Cressy) Hamblin. He moved with his family to Hayward, where he attended Hayward High School.

Doug joined the U.S. Marines on May 9, 1946, in San Diego, California, and served until Dec. 14, 1947. After his honorable discharge, Doug attended business school in Duluth and then went on to airline training school in Kansas City, Kansas. He went to work for Frontier Airlines in Prescott, Arizona, for a short time before taking a job with North Central Airline in Madison, as a flight superintendent., Doug moved to Minneapolis when the airline moved its operations to Minnesota.

On May 29, 1954 Doug was joined in marriage to Lillian Nellie Lamphear at the First Lutheran Church in Hayward. They lived in Bloomington, Minnesota, while Doug continued his work for the airlines. Doug retired from Republic Airlines in 1986. He loved his work and those he worked with. While living in Bloomington, Doug and Lillian would often return to the Hayward area, where they purchased land and built a cabin on Little Round Lake. Doug enjoyed the outdoors, spending time hunting and fishing, making trips out west and up to his property on Springpole Lake, Ontario. He cherished time spent with family and friends, loved his pets and was a member of the Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward.

Doug is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lillian; one son, Doug (Tammy) of Savage, Minnesota; one daughter-in-law, Cary (Philip) Askvig of Burnsville, Minnesota; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one brother, Bruce (Claudia) of Des Plaines, Illinois; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; beloved son, Brian; brother, Frank; and two sisters, Connie Jones and Marlene Anderson.

A private family memorial gathering will be held for Douglas in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Northwoods Humane Society of Hayward or the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum.

Online condolences may be shared at www.bratleyfuneralservice.com


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