Michael “Mick” L. Hamel, 63, formally of Hastings, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings.

Mick Hamel

Mick was born Dec. 21, 1954 to Eugene & Liona (Clement) Hamel in North Platte. Mick graduated from Hastings High School.

He was a life-long artist and athlete. Mick enjoyed coaching many sports. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking. Through his gift of storytelling, Mick had the ability to bring laughter.

Mick is survived by his daughter, Michaela (Mike) Schweitzer of Broken Bow and Katrina Hamel of New York City, N.Y.; significant other, Susan Little of North Platte; siblings & spouses, Penny & Gary Stephens of Lincoln, Mark (deceased) & Marcelle Hamel of Wichita, Kan., Donna & Richard Perkins of North Platte, and Terry Christlieb of Trophy Club, Texas; grandchildren, Jack, Brielle, Colt, Britlee, and Brigham; and other family.

Mick was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Mark Hamel.

Services were Feb. 13 at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Marcelle Hamel officiating. Memorial service and burial will be held at a later date in North Platte. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Memorials may be given to the Hamel Athletic Scholarship Fund. Condolences may be sent to the family at lbvfh.com.