MADISON, Wis. - Daniel John Hamilton, age 70, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017, at St. Mary's Hospital. He was born on Sept. 24, 1946, in Madison, the son of John and Jean Hamilton. Daniel graduated from Winnebago Lutheran Academy in Fond du Lac, Class of 1964. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves during the Vietnam War. Daniel had a long career as a jeweler in the family business, Aviation Jewelry. He was an avid sports fan, pheasant hunter and loved his dogs.
Daniel is survived by his sons, Chad Hamilton, Shane (Amy Davis) Hamilton; sister, Rebecca (Bob) Doolittle; brother, Peter (Karen) Hamilton; loving companion, Susan Abplanalp; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A celebration of life will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Dr., Madison, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. A burial at East Cemetery in Westfield, Wis., will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
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