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Abram Hamm was born on August 31, 1933, to Peter and Susanna Hamm on the farm Sec 10, Tp 19, Rge 8, W3rd at Glen Kerr, Saskatchewan. The sixth child in a family of ten siblings. As children and teenagers, they learned to work hard. Visiting and fishing were activities the family enjoyed. Not much is known of Abe's early adulthood after leaving home at 16 or 17. He worked various jobs, winding up in Swift Current building the new post office, downtown. While working in Swift Current, Abe met a young lady Johanna Ruth Stout and on May 17, 1957, they were married. When their daughter was born Abe was working on the Swift Current Union Hospital expansion, while standing on an outside scaffold he would enjoy extra visiting time with Ruth through the windows. An opportunity to operate grader for the RM of Webb came available, and Abe moved his family, where they grew in numbers with the addition of one son. Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan was their next home for several years. Abe was employed on a large cattle feed lot and Ruth cooked for the hired men, while here their second and third sons were born. Peter and Susanna were visiting their son and family in Moose Jaw, while there Peter let it be known that he was interested in selling the family farm. Abe jumped at the chance to be back farming. In 1970 the move to the Glen Kerr family farm was made. One more son was born, making them a family of seven. The 1980's and 90's brought a new adventure for the family with Abe driving the school bus. He enjoyed the children on his route, with one young lady riding on his bus from kindergarten to graduation. Ruth passed away in January of 1998, Abe spent the next two winters in the town of Morse, Saskatchewan. Then came the sale of the farm and the move to city life. Abe lived in heritage towers and enriched his life by making new friends, bowling, playing cards, tending to the flowers, walking, square dancing and being closer to children and grandchildren. A real highlight for Abe was taking part in the Zone 3 SSFA 55+ games that were held in Whitehorse, Yukon. The bus ride there and back, the enjoyment of their time spent bowling and sight-seeing and the people whose company he got to enjoy was a conversation that the retold for years. They didn't come away with the trophy, but as winners with their time well spent. Life was good! In 2007, a few days after dancing the night away at a grandsons wedding Abe needed heart surgery. With a pacemaker put in, Abe was soon back dancing at many more weddings and enjoying life. Plans were being made for his 90th surprise birthday party at the end of August. On August 11, Abe took sick, passing away in the early hours of August 13 with his daughter and grandson holding his hands. Abe is survived by his daughter Julie, sons Tony (Patty), Kenneth (Cathy), Jacob (Rae) and their spouses, Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, and Great Great Grandchildren. Two Brothers John (Mary), Martin, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Ruth (1998), son Dennis (2015), his parents, parents-in-law, brothers and sisters. Abe was a man well-liked by everyone who knew him and loved by his family. In Abe's memory donations can be made to: Kinsmen Telemircale Foundation 3-2217C Hansleman Court, Saskatoon, SK, S7L 6A8 or Dr. Noble Irwin Health Care Foundation 2501 Saskatchewan Drive, Swift Current, SK, S9H 0X6 Arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home. For further information please call (306) 773-8831 or 1-800-267-6660 or visit our website at www.warrensfuneralhome.com and express your sympathy to family members the on the tribute wall.