Arthur Hamer

Arthur W. "Art" Hamer II

Sunday, January 4th, 1948 - Friday, December 28th, 2018
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Arthur W. Hamer II, “Art”, age 70, of East Chicago, Indiana, formerly of Rensselaer, passed away Friday, December 28, 2018 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on January 4, 1948, in Rensselaer, to Arthur W. Hamer I and June (Cunningham) Hamer.

Art graduated from Rensselaer High School. He went on to serve in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He was a decorated hero who led a fire brigade in protecting an ammunition bunker from enemy fire. He enjoyed collecting antique oil lamps and watching John Wayne movies.

He is survived by two children, Rebecca “Cleo” (Jamie) Hamer and David Hamer (Charli Hicks); two brothers, Wayne (Nora) Hamer and Dick (Shirley) Hamer; two sisters, Rhonda (Mike) Murphy and Joy Warran; and four grandchildren: Izzabelle, Kayleb, Ethan, and Grayson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and June Hamer; brother Fred Hamer; and son John Hamer.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Steinke Funeral Home is honored to be handling the arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at
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Posted at 08:05am
My condolences to the family. Please be comforted by the Bible's promise of the resurrection. John 5:28,29, Acts 24:15.

Posted at 08:23am
Rhonda and family, Russ and I would like to offer our sincere sympathy to you and your family for the passing of your brother . My you find comfort in our Lord as you remember the good times you had.

Posted at 06:38am
Rhonda and family,

Ron and I are very sorry to hear of Artie’s passing. He must have been a wonderful person as well as being a war hero. Blessings for comfort and peace.

Ron and Marlene Lashbrook

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