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Sutton Memorial Home (Taylorville, Illinois)
Thursday May 26th, 2022
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Sutton Memorial Home (Taylorville, Illinois)
Friday May 27th, 2022

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Robert Michael Hanna Sr.

Robert Michael Hanna Sr., 73, of Taylorville, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville, IL.

He was born on December 10, 1948, in Moline, IL the son of Robert Marion Hanna and Dorothy (Stumpf) Wyles.  Robert married Elizabeth “Betty” Marie Booker on April 30, 1976, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville. Robert worked at Lehn & Fink Products Group for 25 years where he met many good friends including Jack Barrick and son John who became his second family.  Together they lived out their passion for sprint car racing on the dirt tracks.  Robert also enjoyed fishing, hunting, guns, tinkering in his shop or working on his prize possession, his 1936 Ford Pickup.

Robert is survived by his wife: Elizabeth, son: Robert (Crystal) Hanna Jr. of Taylorville, IL., daughter: Michelle (Rex) Ring of Lebanon, MO., grandchildren: Morgan Ring, Sierra Sakautzky, Gregory Schiche, brother: Happy Hanna of Edinburg, IL., sister: Jean Petitt of Owaneco, IL and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by parents and a sister: Susan Hanna.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 26, ,2022 from 5-7 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, May 27, 2022, at 10 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville and burial will be immediately following in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.  The family invites you for lunch and to share memories at Manner’s Park Chautauqua Pavilion after services are complete.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718

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Betty I am so sorry to hear of your husbands passing. You and your family are in my prayers. Hopefully the days ahead will be a reminder of the wonderful life you shared

Louise Bailor Goyhenetche May 27 2022 7:29 PM

I worked with Bob for many years at Lehn and Fink. Prayers to his family.

Alan Marten May 27 2022 12:03 PM

Prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Mike will be missed. May all the good memories help you during this time. We are just a call away.

Gary & Mimie Dunkirk May 26 2022 1:18 PM

Betty and family and Happy and family,
I am sorry for your loss. Thinking of you as you remember your husband and brother. May your memories bring you peace and comfort. Blessings to each of you.

Rita Altman May 25 2022 8:10 AM

Robert Jr, I am so sorry to hear this sad news. I remember when he used to come and visit you at work at True Value. He was a very nice man a dI know you have lots of good memories to get you through the rough days ahead!
So sorry!🙏🏻

Rhonda Grieme May 24 2022 10:47 AM