Peterson Funeral Chapel

           Stanley Wayne Hamm, son of Ralph Stanley Hamm and Ruth (Norris) Hamm was born June 19, 1942 in Bedford, IA.  He departed this life Friday, February 12, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO. at the age of 78 years.

            On December 30, 1977 he was united in marriage to Linda Gayle (Triplett) Weaver and to this union one son was born.

           Stan was preceded in death by his parents, his half-brother, Gordon Powell; step-son Aaron E. Weaver; a niece, Tabitha Triplett; and his brother-in-law, Larry Young.

            He is survived by his wife, Linda of the home; two sons, Jason S. Hamm of Aurora and Darien S. Hamm of Springfield as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

            Stan and Linda were foster parents for many years to about 35 children and they survive him as well.

            Stan was born and raised in Bedford, IA. He graduated from Bedford High School. He continued his schooling in Maryville, MO. and in the State of Minnesota and became a Laboratory Technician, a position he enjoyed for over 40 years.

            Stan loved auctions, fishing, camping, going to Branson with family members and just being around people. He never met a stranger.

            After attending church services for many years Stan was baptized at Southern Hills Church of Christ with a little encouragement from Zella Criswell. He was a faithful member there until his health failed.

            Stan lived a very busy life. He was an auctioneer and a member of the Ozarks Coin Club, a member of the Missouri National Guard where he retired after 23 years, a past member of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce and an auxiliary Police Officer for Aurora, just to name a few.

            Stan was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. We Celebrate his life and many accomplishments. We will cherish the wonderful memories he created for his family and friends.

            Memorial services will be held Saturday, February 27 at 2:00 p.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel.

            In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's or Convoy of Hope in care of the funeral home.

            Burial will be at Maple Park Cemetery at a later date.