HANTS, Minnie (Coffman)
Date of death: 4 Jun 1963 Nineveh, Johnson County, Indiana
Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, June 5, 1963
Mrs. Minnie Coffman Hants, wife of Oscar Hants, of Nineveh, died in her home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. She had been an invalid since 1956, and in a critical condition for a week.
Funeral services have been arranged for 2 o’clock Friday afternoon and will be in the Vandivier-Parsley Funeral Home. The Rev. B. A. Lawrence, pastor of the Nineveh Christian church, will be in charge of the services and burial will be made in the Nineveh cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home at any time after 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon and until time for the services, which they are invited to attend.
Mrs. Hants was the daughter of the late Young and Elizabeth Goetz Coffman and was born in the area which is now part of Camp Atterbury. She attended the schools in Nineveh Township.
Marked 50th Anniversary
She became the bride of Mr. Hants at Nineveh on Aug. 16, 1903, and five children were born to them. In 1953, they observed their golden wedding anniversary.
A life resident of Nineveh, Mrs. Hants had maintained her interest in all community affairs and accepted her illness with patience and understanding.
She was a member of the Nineveh Christian church and a charter member of the Nineveh chapter, Order of the Eastern Star.
Those who survive with the husband are a son, Robert Hants, of Nineveh, and four daughters, Mrs. Mabel Marie Ware, Mrs. Kathryn Maley, Mrs. Ethyl Mohr, of Indianapolis; and Mrs. Doris Jean Browning, of Nineveh.
Others remaining are six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Josie Waltz, of Trafalgar; Mrs. Eva Dunham, of Indianapolis; and three brothers, Jacob Coffman, Robert Coffman, and William A. Coffman, of Franklin.
Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, June 10, 1963
FOR MINNIE HANTS
Last rites were conducted for Mrs. Minnie Hants, wife of Oscar Hants, of Nineveh, in the Vandivier-Parsley Funeral Home Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock.
The services were in charge of the Rev. B. A. Lawrence, pastor of the Nineveh Christian church, where Mrs. Hants was a member. Dale Mitchell sang two hymns and was accompanied by Mrs. Clarence Wright, organist.
Burial took place in the Nineveh cemetery with Lowell Hants, Paul Coffman, Arthur Steinbarger, Olda Richeson, James Mills and Billy Sheek, nephews, carrying the casket.
After being critically ill for a week, Mrs. Hants died at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon at her home. She had been an invalid since 1956.
A life resident of Nineveh township, she and Mr. Hants had celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1953.
The husband, a son, four daughters, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two sisters and three brothers are the survivors.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey