2013-01-24 / Obituaries

Evelyn Ruth Hahn

Evelyn Ruth Hahn, 90, Lake City, died Jan. 21, at her residence at Belle Oakes Living Center, surrounded by family.


A memorial service will be held Feb. 23 at the Houghton Lake United Methodist Church. Visitation with the family will be from 2 to 3 p.m., with the service to be held at 3 p.m. A light meal will follow the service in the Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Angels Foundation, 3217 West M-55, Suite B, West Branch, MI 48661 (write “Camp Good Grief” in honor of Mrs. Hahn in the memo).


She was born in Mitchell, IN, the daughter of Dewey and Leta Mae (Lanning) Magner. She and Herbert Hahn were united in marriage March 12, 1949, in Indianapolis. She and her husband shared 63 years of marriage together and were a shining example of marriage to their family.


The couple moved to Houghton Lake in 2004 and had previously lived for 20 years in Bayonet Pte., FL. The majority of their married life was spent in Dearborn, where Mrs. Hahn worked for Detroit Bank and Trust. She and her husband were avid golfers and made many “golfing buddies” over the years in different leagues.


At Houghton Lake, she and her husband were members of the Houghton Lake United Methodist Church, White Deer Country Club and the Elks. 


Mrs. Hahn enjoyed the company of family and friends and making good home-cooked meals. She was an excellent seamstress and handmade the majority of dresses her girls wore as children. 


Preceding her in death were her parents; brother, Dewey Magner Jr.; and sister, Allien Atkinson.


Surviving are her husband, Herbert of Houghton Lake; daughters, Vicky (John) Ebert of Commerce Township, Susan (Ken) Warner of Houghton Lake, Judy (Robert) Morris of Losantville, IN; sister, Jencie Sharp of Losantville, IN; grandchildren, Kenny (Cathy) Warner, Kevin (Tiffany) Warner, Katie (Andrew) Fossitt, Joseph Ebert, Terri (Chris) Shore and Tammy Gaston; and a large family of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and additional relatives.

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