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By Karla Pomeroy

Family honors father, husband with Hawk's Avenue of Flags


March 11, 2016

THERMOPOLIS - The Hawkins family in Thermopolis is honoring their father and husband, Donald "Hawk" Hawkins with an Avenue of Flags at Monument Hill Cemetery.

Julie Hawkins Lehman said after her father passed away Jan. 9 of this year, the family received funds in his memory. She said she, her brother Ross and her mother Betty brainstormed ideas on the best use of the funds as a way to honor her father's memory. Their idea - an Avenue of Flags, Hawk's Avenue of Flags. Hawk served in the Air Force from 1952-1956.

She said, "If you ever driven through an Avenue of Flags, it's breathtaking." Sh...

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