DeKalb County Indiana Obituary


Susan Wilmetta Hanes
Contributed by Roselyn (Mills) Wells


Sept. 30, 1937, The Record Herald, Thursday

     Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Haines, Mrs. Sarah Heffelfinger of Chicago and Mrs. Ella Gardner of Milwaukee, Wis., spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Eston McCague.  Other relatives who came from a distance to attend the funeral of Mrs. Altenburg Haines Sunday, were:  Mr. and Mrs. Walter Atwater and Mr. & Mrs. Carl Wagner of Goshen, Miss Florence Wagner of Denver, Colo., Miss Jennie Copeland of Fort Wayne and Mr. Loyd Copeland of Indianapolis.

Sept. 30, 1937, The Record Herald, Thursday

     Those from Butler who attended the funeral of Mrs. Ault Haines, which was conducted at the home in Waterloo Sunday afternoon, were:  Mr. & Mrs. Albert Cherry, Mrs. Minnie Campbell and daughter Miss Ruth, Mr. & Mrs. Wm. Oberholtzer, Deloris Ginder, Mrs. George Campbell, Mr. & Mrs. G. W. Deems, Mrs. Almira Teutsch, Mr. & Mrs. LeRoy Campbell and sons Jack and Gene, Mr. & Mrs. Jasper Pifer, Mr. & Mrs. M. G. Smith, Mr. & Mrs. John Harrison and Mrs. Wm. Ocker.

 Waterloo Press, Sept. 30, 1937  

     LAST RITES FOR MRS. HARRY HANES, Services Held Sunday Afternoon at The Late Home -Death Came After a Lingering Illness Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the late home for Mrs. Harry A. Hanes, with the Rev. Earl Burger of the Evangelical church officiating and Rev. Leater L. C. Wisner of the M. E. Church assisting.  Mrs. Hanes passed away at shortly before midnight on Thursday night, after a lingering illness of several weeks, due to a complication of ailments.  She was held in high esteem for her kind attention given to her late parents during their last days and also for the years of care of a sister.  SUSAN WILMETTA HANES   Susan Willmetta Hanes, daughter of William and Mary Copeland, was born at Butler, Indiana, April 30, 1882, and died at her home in Waterloo September 23, 1937.  She was united in marriage to Harry A. Hanes February 5, 1902 at Edgerton, Ohio.  To this union were born five children, Mrs. Mary Williamson of Auburn, Mrs. Celestia Dirrim of Hamilton, Mrs. Bethel Buss of Waterloo, Wilmetta and Theron at home.  Mrs. Hanes had lived in DeKalb County all her life with the exception of five years spent in Kansas.  She leaves to mourn her loss the husband and children, four grandchildren, three brothers, George B. of Montpelier, Ohio, Harry E. of Denver Colorado, James Orrin, of Butler, and one sister Jennie Copeland of Fort Wayne.  Mrs. Hanes was a member of the Waterloo Methodist Episcopal church and had been a Christian from childhood.

 Oct. 7, 1937  Record Herald, Thursday

     HANES  Susan Wilmetta Hanes, daughter of William and Mary Copeland, was born at Butler, Ind., April 30, 1882 and died at her home in Waterloo, September 23.
     She was united in marriage to Harry A. Hanes, February 5, 1902, at Edgerton Ohio.  To this union were born five children, Mrs. Mary Williamson of Auburn, Mrs. Celestia Dirrim of Hamilton, Mrs. Bethel Buss of Waterloo, Wilmetta and Theron at home.
     Mrs. Hanes had lived in DeKalb county all her life with the exception of five years spent in Kansas.
     She leaves to mourn her loss the husband and children, four grandchildren, three brothers, George B. of Montpelier, Ohio; Henry E. of Denver, Colorado; James Orrin of Butler and one sister, Jennie Copeland of Fort Wayne.
     Mrs. Hanes was a member of the Waterloo Methodist Eposcopal church and had been a Christian from childhood.



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