Lillian A. Hanes

Oct 11, 1921 - Feb 28, 2013


Lillian A. Hanes, 91, of Port Clinton, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, in Edgewood Manor Nursing Center, Port Clinton. 

Lillian was born Oct. 11, 1921, in Port Clinton, to John Raymond and Gertrude Mae (Crawford) Cover. On Oct. 2, 1948, in Port Clinton, she married George Hanes and he preceded her in death on Oct. 5, 1998. 

She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Lillian worked at Green’s Drug Store for 13 years. She also was a receptionist for Drs. Rhiel, Coon, Crouch and Cover until her retirement in 1984. 

Lillian was a lifelong member of Faith United Methodist Church and active in the choir and the Sunshine Circle. Family and church were Lillian’s life. She was a wonderful singer, known for her soprano voice. During the war, Lillian entertained at the USO at Port Clinton Armory. She was a 65-year member of the Port Clinton Order of Eastern Star. Lillian was a Brownie, Girl Scout and Boy Scout leader. 

 She was a very sweet gentle person, a loving mother and grandmother. Lillian was very devoted to her family, friends and church. She will be greatly missed by all.

Survivors include daughters, Nadine (Dale) Jensen, of Port Clinton, and Anita Hanes, of Delaware, Ohio; son, Douglas (Kathy Sisi) Hanes, of Port Clinton; grandchildren, Jason (Stephanie) Weeks, Dina (David) Rodgers, Sara (Josh) Nelson, Martha Babcock, Nathan Hanes and Nicholas (Jennifer) Hanes; seven great-grandchildren; and special niece Martha (John) Stefano, of Port Clinton. 

 Lillian was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, George; her parents; and sisters-in-law, Mary Karshuk and Susan Zofko.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton, where an Order of Eastern Star service will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Funeral services, conducted by Pastor Ted Austin, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, at Faith United Methodist Church, where the body will lie in repose from 10-11 a.m. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery. 

Memorial donations in memory of Lillian may be given to Faith United Methodist Church, Fifth and Jackson streets, Port Clinton, OH 43452; Ottawa County Humane Society, 2424 E. Sand Road, Port Clinton, OH; or Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

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