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

Hank was the oldest child of David Quiller Hanes and his wife, Nancy "Nelle" Catherine Moore. Hank served in the US Army during World War I with the Utilities Branch, Construction Division. He 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 gentlest, kindest man you could ever know.

MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS: Iroquois County, Illinois; Book 3, "Birth Records Update, 1880-1929. Listed as first child. (Pub. Iroquois County Genealogical 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.

♥♥ 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.♥♥
 
 
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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 Irena Hanes Pierce (1898 - 1966)*
  Percy Franklin Hanes (1901 - 1951)*
  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
 
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Burial:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Alsip
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 7, Block 13, Lot 11, Grave 3
 
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Record added: Sep 19, 2003
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Henry Leroy Hank Hanes
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You are greatly missed Uncle Hank and loved by many.
- Love, Corky
 Added: Aug. 11, 2016

- R I P
 Added: Jul. 28, 2016

- Eileen
 Added: Jul. 26, 2016
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