In Memory of Aaron Hamilton

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Aaron Joseph Hamilton, age 79 of Prescott WI, died on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his family. Aaron was born November 18, 1938 in Gideon, MO to parents Clarence Alva and Ruby Jane (Asa) Hamilton. Aaron would be united in marriage to Shirley Ann Bushinger on May 11, 1968 in St. Paul Park MN. Their union in marriage would be blessed with a daughter, Patti.

Aaron worked for many years as a truck driver and laborer for Bailey Nurseries. He enjoyed gardening and fishing, as well as watching and feeding the birds. Aaron enjoyed the simple things, and cherished time spent with family.

Aaron is survived by his wife of 49 years, Shirley; daughter, Patti (Peanut) Arden; granddaughter, Nichole (Blaze) Wagner; grandson, Jesse (Courtney) Sullivan; brother, Larry (Carol) Hamilton; granddog Sadie Sue; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Aaron was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Clara, Betty, and Patricia; and brothers, Clarence and John.

To honor Aaron’s wishes, he will be cremated, and no formal services will be held. Services have been entrusted to the O’Connell-Benedict Family Funeral Home and Trusted Cremation Provider of Prescott. 715-262-5404

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Tributes (5):

  • So sad to hear of Aaron’s death, he was my first cousin, his mother Ruby was my aunt. I only met him once unfortunately. I wish we could have been closer as family.

  • Shirley
    So sorry to hear about the loss of Aaron. Our time together at Bailey’s was always so much fun and he was always willing to do anything asked of him. We had some fun times together in the bare root storage. I remember the giant sandwiches you made for him at lunch while I was eating cheese and bread. And I remember along ago when you guys bought a new vehicle, it was so funny hearing him try to figure why they moved the button for the high beams from the floor up to the blinker lever.
    God Bless, our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Hans and Terry Ostergaard

  • Shirley
    I am so very sorry to hear about Aaron but I am so Thankful that I got to work with Aaron all those years in bare root storage, he was a great teacher and told it like it is, I can still picture him in the spring moving the semis,
    My Deepest Sympathies

  • I enjoyed working with and talking to Aaron at Baileys. May God comfort Shirley and Patti in their sorrow. May Aaron’s soul rest in peace through the mercy of God.