Richard “Rick” Hahn, 64

Richard “Rick” Hahn, 64, of Wabash, died at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at his home surrounded by family.

He was born Oct. 29, 1957, in Wabash, to Kenneth and Jane (Hettmansperger) Hahn.

Rick was a 1975 graduate of Wabash High School. He received his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2010. Rick worked as a drug and alcohol education and life skills teacher for several years at Paddock View Residential Center in Marion, and later as an addictions counselor in Port Angeles, Wash. After returning to Wabash, he most recently worked as a medication coordinator for Genoa Healthcare.

He was a past member of the Community Foundation of Wabash County Grants committee. Rick was a long time avid supporter and volunteer with the Special Olympics of Wabash County.

He is survived by his son Adam (Rodney Farrell), Griffith; daughters Gretchen (Ryan) Middleton, Fort Wayne, and Miranda Hahn, Wabash; three grandchildren, Lilly Hahn, Anderson Hahn, and Palmer Middleton, all of Fort Wayne; a brother Dave (Audrey) Hahn, Wabash; and three sisters, Nancy Hahn, Wabash, Sue (Keith) Duhamell, Wabash, and Carol (Ray) Fitzgerald, Kokomo.

He was proceeded in death by his parents, and a sister, Linda.

Per Rick’s wishes there will be no services.

Preferred memorials may be directed to ARC of Wabash County 595 S. Miami St., Wabash, IN 46992 and Pink Heals of Howard County 1966 S. 400 E. Kokomo, IN 46902

McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash, have been trusted with Richard Hahn's final arrangements.

Online condolences may be directed to the family at

Posted on 2022 Jan 06