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Henry Leroy "Hank" Hanes
Birth: Sep. 6, 1896
Woodland (Iroquois County)
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1968
Shell Lake
Washburn County
Wisconsin, USA

Hank was oldest son/child of David Quiller Hanes and Nancy "Nelle" Catherine Moore. He served in the US Army during World War I with the Utilities Branch, Construction Division. Hank was a Chief Warrant Officer in the US Navy during World War II, serving 2 1/2 years in the Pacific Arena. He married Susan A. Thibedeau on June 19, 1918. They had four sons, all preceding them in death. Hank, his wife Sue and son Gordon all served in World War II. Hank was serving his third term as Mayor of Shell Lake, Wisconsin when he passed away.
Hank was my grandmother's older brother; his family are all gone and there are few left to pass his story on. He was courageous and proud, but the most gentlest man you would ever know.

MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS: Iroquois County, Illinois; Book 3, "Birth Records Update, 1880-1929. Listed as first child. (Pub. Iroquois County Genelogical Society, Watseka, Illinois; copyright 2001).

GENEALOGICAL QUARTERLY: "The Iroquois Stalker"; Volume XXXVI, No. 2, 2006, page 10, Roll of Honor - Army; published by Iroquois County Genealogical Society, Watseka (Iroquois County), Illinois.

OBITUARY NOTICE: Washburn County Register; Wisconsin. Article dated March 7, 1968.

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 Parents:
  David Quiller Hanes (1874 - 1923)
  Nancy Catherine Moore Hanes (1874 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Susan Ann Thibedeau Hanes (1895 - 1978)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Leroy Hanes (1920 - 1923)*
  David Warren Russell Hanes (1922 - 1923)*
  Gordon Lowell Hanes (1923 - 1946)*
  John Gilbert Hanes (1929 - 1932)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Leroy Hanes (1896 - 1968)
  Eva Irene Hanes Pierce (1898 - 1966)*
  Percy Franklin Hanes (1901 - 1951)*
  David Marvin Hanes (1903 - 2005)*
  David Marvin Hanes (1903 - 2005)*
  Donald Ray Hanes (1905 - 1969)*
  Samuel Veach Hanes (1907 - 2006)*
  Ethelbert Wilford Hanes (1912 - 1976)*
  Robert Russell Hanes (1915 - 1987)*
  Infant Son Hanes (1918 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: ♥♥ Thank you to all who stop to learn of my uncle's life. I read all your kind words and appreciate the tokens left to honor his memory. May God Bless each of you.♥♥
 
Burial:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Alsip
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 7, Block 13, Lot 11, Grave 3
 
Created by: M. Richards
Record added: Sep 19, 2003
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Henry Leroy Hank Hanes
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