Lillian A. Hanes, 91, of Port Clinton, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, at Edgewood Manor Nursing Center, Port Clinton.
Lillian was born on October 11, 1921, in Port Clinton, the daughter of John Raymond and Gertrude Mae (Crawford) Cover. On October 2, 1948, in Port Clinton, she married George Hanes and he preceded her in death on October 5, 1998. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Lillian worked at Green’s Drug Store for 13 years. She also was a receptionist for Dr.’s Rhiel, Coon, Crouch and Cover until her retirement in 1984. Lillian was a lifelong member of Faith United Methodist Church and active in the choir and the Sunshine Circle. Family and church were Lillian’s life. She was a wonderful singer, known for her soprano voice. During the war, Lillian entertained at the USO at the Port Clinton Armory. She was a 65-year member of the Port Clinton Order of Eastern Star. Lillian was a Brownie, Girl Scout and Boy Scout leader. She was a very sweet gentle person, a loving mother and grandmother. Lillian was very devoted to her family, friends and church. She will be greatly missed by all.
Survivors include: Daughters: Nadine (Dale) Jensen of Port Clinton and Anita Hanes of Delaware, OH; Son: Douglas (Kathy Sisi) Hanes of Port Clinton; Grandchildren: Jason (Stephanie) Weeks, Dina (David) Rodgers, Sara (Josh) Nelson, Martha Babcock, Nathan Hanes and Nicholas (Jennifer) Hanes; 7 Great-Grandchildren and Special Niece: Martha (John) Stefano of Port Clinton. Lillian was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, George, her parents, sisters-in-law: Mary Karshuk & Susan Zofko.
Visitation will be held from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m., Sunday, March 3, in the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton. An Order of Eastern Star service will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor Ted Austin at 11 a.m., Monday, March 4, in Faith United Methodist Church, where the body will lie in state from 10-11 a.m. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of Lillian may be given to Faith United Methodist Church, corner of Fifth & Jackson St., Port Clinton, OH 43452, Ottawa County Humane Society, 2424 E. Sand Rd., Port Clinton, OH or Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.