Obituary of Jerry L. Hanna
Jerry L. Hanna, 77, of Star City, IN passed away on Monday, February 28, 2022 at his home. He was born on January 3, 1945 in Rensselaer, IN to the late Max and Ruth [Putt] Hanna. He grew up in White County, IN and attended school in Monticello, IN. Jerry served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He was retired, having worked most of his life as a heavy equipment operator with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local #150 in Countryside, IL. On December 27, 2004, Jerry married Kathleen Y. [Williams] Hewitt in Logansport, IN. She passed away on December 30, 2021.
Jerry was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Winamac, IN and former member of the Masonic Lodge in Illinois. He enjoyed hiking, fishing, and playing Euchre. Jerry was a long-time friend of Bill’s. He valued a good conversation and was known for his great sense of humor. Jerry will be remembered most for his Godly spirit and random acts of kindness.
He survived by:
Maj. Jackie Reszetar, US Army Ret., Pennsylvania Daughter
Tammie (SFC Joshua, US Army Ret.) Christensen, Virginia Daughter
Doug (Kim) Hanna, Texas Son
Chase Durant, Grandson
Peyton Hanna, Grandson
Tyler Hanna, Grandson
Nancy Fuqua, Indiana Sister
Jeff (Linda) Hanna, Indiana Brother
Several Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Max and Ruth [Putt] Hanna, Parents
Kathleen Y. [Williams] Hewitt-Hanna, Wife
Visitation will be from 10-11 AM EST Saturday, March 12, 2022 at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Winamac.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM EST Saturday, March 12, 2022 at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Winamac with Pastor Tom Woodley officiating.
Burial will take place at Star City West Cemetery in Star City, IN. The American Legion and VFW will conduct Military Graveside Services.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Luke Lutheran Church.
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