Jan T. Hawke, age 67, passed away of natural causes on January 31, 2017. He was the son of Harry and Medora Hawke.

He will be missed by his surviving sisters (Jeri, Norma, Lyn and Cheryl) and his brother, Tony. He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Ted and Larry, and sister, Kathy.

Jan graduated from Madison East High School in 1967 and worked in the Madison area as a bartender for many years before moving to Iola, WI in 1977 where he owned and managed 3 bars with his brother. He loved meeting people and enjoyed getting to know all his patrons. He moved back to the Madison area in 2014 where he volunteered at Agrace Hospice, Brat Fest for his church, Door Creek Church, and other people oriented venues.

Jan enjoyed golfing, bowling, shooting pool, playing cards, laughing, and making people laugh. He was a master joke and story teller. Uncle Jan’s sense of humor, compassion and love will also be missed by his numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

There will be a small private memorial for close family and another at the apartment complex where he lived.

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