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Hannah May Greenlees Huyck
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1916
Saint Ignace
Mackinac County
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1994
Saint Ignace
Mackinac County
Michigan, USA

Hannah is the daughter of Orlando & Eva Gillmore Greenlees. She married Ford James "Slim" and they had two children, Fern & Delores.
The following poem was written by granddaughters Nicole DeKeyser, Sheryl (Marshall) DeKeyser, Debbie Durm, Susie (Durm) Lewis and Kathy (Durm) Schoenleber:

ODE TO HANNAH MAY
A girl was born, on a bright sunny day, we came to know as Hannah May.
Most girls played with dolls and toys, but Hannah played in the woods like on of the boys.
A young man named Slim, who worked at the dairy, was the one Hannah set her sights to marry.
They raised three kids; two girls and a boy. Though times were tough, they brought them great joy.
They worked the Balsams and made it shine, not leaving them with much free time.
They made the Balsams a magical place, the dwarfs and the wildlife putting a smile on your face.
Hannah wasn't much for cooking and sewing, spent most of her time fishing and bowling.
Her fishing buddy was named Ceel/ the fish they caught Slim made into a meal.
Bingo became part of her life. Slim often wondered, "Do I still have a wife?"
Then it was baseball watched side by side. The bets were a-flying, and the Tigers were a-dying.
The rest of her time she spent a-knitting, to keep socks and mittens on her grand kids a-fitting.
So, "Breaker, Breaker for the Rainbow" once more. We'll remember you forever more. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ford James Huyck (1910 - 2003)
 
 Children:
  Fern Genevieve Huyck Durm (1934 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gros Cap Cemetery
Gros Cap
Mackinac County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Block E, Lot 2
 
Created by: Betty Joan Cogan
Record added: Jan 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24094018
Hannah May <i>Greenlees</i> Huyck
Added by: Betty Joan Cogan
 
Hannah May <i>Greenlees</i> Huyck
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 Added: Sep. 4, 2008
 
 
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