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Louis Edwin "Uncle Lou" Hanes
Birth: Mar. 1, 1933
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 2004
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA

Lou was the sixth of seven children born to Percy "Pete" F. Hanes and his wife, L. Mabel Pope. Lou was in the US Army from 1953-1955. He was stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas and served as an instructor AAA Gun Mechanics School. Lou was married three times. He and his first wife, Eve Dwyer, a daughter of Richard J. Dwyer and his wife, Evelyn G. Clow; were married on May 10, 1958 in Downers Grove (DuPage County), Illinois. They had one son, Timothy Russell. Tim was Lou's only child. Lou was an avid bird watcher and a member of the Audubon Society.

OBITUARY NOTICE: Alton Telegraph; Alton (Calhoun County), Illinois. Article dated September 19, 2004. Verbatim excerpt: "Louis E. Hanes, 71, US Army veteran, retired construction laborer, died at 5:35 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004 at his home. At his request, the body was cremated, and no services are scheduled at this time. Hanks-Gubser Funeral Home in Hardin is in charge of arrangements."

MAGAZINE ARTICLE: Dragon Magazine; Issue #266 Volume XXIV, No. 7 December 1999; page 48: " . . . dedicates this article to "Uncle" Lou Hanes, birdwatcher extraordinaire and all-around great guy. . . . " 
Family links: 
  Percy Franklin Hanes (1901 - 1951)
  Lulu Mabel Pope Hanes (1902 - 1971)
  Richard Merle Hanes (1922 - 1922)*
  Robert Earl Hanes (1922 - 1922)*
  Catherine "Noreen" Hanes Sorensen Levey (1923 - 1989)*
  Wayne Franklin Hanes (1925 - 1982)*
  William Russell Hanes (1926 - 1964)*
  William Russell Hanes (1926 - 1964)*
  Louis Edwin Hanes (1933 - 2004)
  James Arthur Hanes (1934 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
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Record added: Nov 05, 2012
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