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Ernest Junior "Ernie" Hankins
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1944
Wexford County
Michigan, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1995
Traverse City
Grand Traverse County
Michigan, USA

1995 Nov 30 - Traverse City - Ernest Junior Hankins was born Thursday 20 Apr 1944 in Buckley to Ernest Cleveland & Marion Jane (Greene) Hankins. He married Lorraine Lauer whom he divorced. He then married Melody with whom he had 1 daughter Beth Hankins. He divorced her then married Penny K Grochowalski, whom he divorced. He had lived in Traverse City for 20 years. He was a member of The Eagles Club of Traverse City, the Moose Lodge of Traverse City, and the American Military League Post 1 of Traverse City. He loved hunting and fishing.

Ernest Junior 'Ernie' Hankins died Thursday 30 Nov 1995 at the age of 51 y 7 m 10 d at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City from a Heart Attack. Survivors included his mother, Marion of Traverse City; 10 sisters, Donna Jean & Donald Lyle Porter of Manton, Shirley Ann & Gregory James Yager of Boon, Mary Lou & Otto E Eichholtz of Lansing, Linda Diane & Dennis Lee Squires of Lansing, Nancy Kay & Michael Flinta of Pearl, Mississippi, Sally Jane & Donald Finley of Gaylord, Selma Yvonne & Carl Albert Reiter of Boon, Karen Sue Holborne of Vanderbilt, Judy Lee Hankins of Washington, and JoAnn Marie & Frank Doty of Traverse City. He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest 17 Apr 1985; 1 brother, Robert Hankins 18 Jul 1979; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation was 2-4 and 7-9 pm Sunday 03 Dec 1985 at Covell Funeral Homes Traverse City Chapel. Funeral services were 1 pm Monday 04 Dec 1995 at Covell Funeral Homes Traverse City Chapel with Rev Gerry Bauman officiating.

Burial was in Plot North 065NE in Maple Grove Cemetery in Elk Rapids.

Memorials were to be made to the Ernest J Hankins Memorial Fund.
Family links: 
  Ernest Cleveland Hankins (1917 - 1985)
  Marion Jane Greene Hankins (1921 - 2011)
  Donna Jean Hankins Porter (1939 - 2006)*
  Shirley Ann Hankins, Yager Behrns (1941 - 2005)*
  Ernest Junior Hankins (1944 - 1995)
  Robert Walter Hankins (1946 - 1979)*
*Calculated relationship
Maple Grove Cemetery
Elk Rapids
Antrim County
Michigan, USA
Plot: North 065NE
Created by: Cheryl (Yager) Mapes
Record added: Jul 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39221268
Ernest Junior Ernie Hankins
Added by: Cheryl (Yager) Mapes
Ernest Junior Ernie Hankins
Added by: Denise Ferguson Lake
Ernest Junior Ernie Hankins
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Burial Lot North 065
- Denise Ferguson Lake
 Added: Aug. 25, 2013

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