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Wednesday, November 06, 2013 9:12 PM


Oct. 05, 1932

Nov. 05, 2013




James B. “Jim” Hanf, 81, died at 1:40 a.m. Tuesday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

James was born on Oct. 5, 1932, in St. Marys to Irvin Hanf and Florentine (Schneider) Hanf, who preceded him in death.

James married Nancy Schmidt on June 7, 1952, in Lima. She survives in Lima. He served in the United States Marines during the Korean War. He retired from Clyde Evans Grocery Shop. He was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church and was an usher. He was a life member of the VFW post 3035 Delphos, Lima Eagles, Senior Citizens and played euchre on Tuesdays. He was an avid Lima Central Catholic T-Bird fan. He was an Eagle Scout, enjoyed carpentry, loved God, his family and his country.

He is survived by his children, daughter Linda (Michael) Kriegel of Easley, S.C., daughter Rosemarie (Mark) Feison of Lima, daughter Janet (Matt) Marshall of Elida, son James E. (Suzanne) Hanf of Bluffton and daughter Victoria (Dennis) Pohlman of Delphos; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother, John “Jack” (Iona) Hanf of Fort Jennings; a sister, Mary Schnipke of Delphos; and a brother-in-law, Maurice Schmidt, of Phoenix, Ariz,

He was preceded in death by a sister, Norma Best; and a brother, Ted Hanf.

The family will receive friends from 1-7 p.m. Friday at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home in Lima.

A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Rose Catholic Church, Lima, the Rev. David Ross officiating.

Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Delphos, with a VFW Service conducted by Post 3035, Delphos.

Memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity, 119 N Cole St., Lima OH 45805 or Food for the Poor or L C C Scholarship Fund.

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