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Steven Bruce Hawk, 50, of Morning Sun, Iowa, died Monday afternoon, Feb. 14, 2011, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, Iowa. A son of Bert and Shirley Carroll Hawk, he was born March 22, 1960 in Ft. Wayne. He married Tammy L. Spitznogle April 28, 2000 in Wapello, Iowa.
He was an over-the-road truck driver having last worked for Adrian Trucking out of Richland, Iowa. Steven loved sports, his time with his family (especially grandchildren) video games and movies.
His family surviving him include his wife, Tammy; his mother and step-father who raised him, Shirley and Larry Friend of Columbia City; his mother-in-law, Beverley Spitznogle of Wapello; eight children, Priscilla Dominguez and Carrie Pendleton both of Morning Sun, Eulalia Salazar of Grinnell, Iowa, Marshall Alvarez of Coralville, Iowa, Cody Hawk of Columbia City, and Jasper, JoAnna and Brexton Hawk, all at home; several foster children; nine grandchildren; a sister, Millisa Burdette of Kimmel; and two brothers, Jeff Hawk of Kendallville, and Robert Hawk of Columbia City.
He was preceded in death by his father when he was one; and infant brother, Jackie; a daughter, Alexandria, and a nephew, Brandon.
The funeral ceremony for Steven Hawk will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello, Iowa with Pastor Cindy Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at the Wapello Cemetery.
The family will meet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home.
A memorial fund has been established.