Eleanor Haney, 86

Eleanor Anna Haney, age 86, of Osceola, Indiana and a former longtime Burr Oak resident passed away Thursday morning, November 19, 2009 at her home.

She was born November 17, 1923 in Burr Oak a daughter to the late Levi and Hattie (Schallhorn) Hill.

Eleanor had been living with her daughter for the past eleven years. Prior to that she had resided her whole life in Burr Oak and graduated from Burr Oak High School.

On February 5, 1946 she married Norman Haney in Centreville. He died January 4, 1992.

Mrs. Haney was a home maker and a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Burr Oak. She enjoyed crocheting, animals, gardening and word find games.

She is survived by Three Daughters, Anna (James) VanNest of Sturgis, Joyce (Kenneth) Brackett of Burr Oak and Theresa (Neil Redick) Grose of Osceola; One Son, Michael (Anna) Haney of Casa Grande, Arizona; Nine Grandchildren, 17 Great Grandchildren, One Sister, Rosie Miller of Burr Oak and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son; Norman Lee Haney, one grandson, James Richard VanNest, one sister; Doris Bennett and three brothers; Eugene Hill, George William Hill and Albert Hill.
Services weere held at the Hackman Funeral Home in Sturgis.

The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Haney’s memory consider the Center for Hospice, 22579 Old US 20 East, Elkhart, IN 46516.

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