Brock A. Hannawell, 19
Brock A. Hannawell, 19, of Birnamwood, died unexpectedly in the town of Aniwa on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 following an ATV accident.
He was born on April 19, 1998 in Wausau, the son of Bobby Hannawell and Susie Grafton. Brock was raised in Birnamwood and attended Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School.
Brock worked at Sugarbush Pheasant Ranch in Aniwa and was currently employed at Lake Aire Construction, Birnamwood.
Brock was an avid outdoorsman and had an adventurous spirit. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an expert archer. He was a member of the Birnamwood Bow Hunters Club where he held the only perfect score. Brock loved to go offroading on his dirt bike and ATV as well as snowmobiling in the winter. Brock had many friends whom he considered his family and was a member of St. Joseph Holy Family Catholic Church, Phlox.
Brock is survived by his parents, Bobby (Sue VanProoyen) Hannawell and Susie (Jeremy Berger) Grafton, all of Birnamwood; his sister, Sierra Hannawall; grandparents, Terry (Terri) Hannawell of Sparta, Sherry (Larry) Resch of Birnamwood and James Grafton of Moline, IL; girlfriend, Lonnie Bierman of Antigo and aunts and uncles, Jim (Lynn) Grafton and Lori VanderVinne, all of Illinois.
Brock was preceded in death by his grandmother, Julie Grafton and great grandmother, Margaret Peg “Granny” Flamingo.
The funeral service will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Birnamwood. Deacon Thomas Hartman will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Cemetery, Birnamwood. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 9AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Memories and condolences may be shared at schmidtschulta.com or Schmidt Schulta Funeral Home on Facebook. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Birnamwood Bow Hunters Club in honor of Brock.