Harry L. Hankins, 84, of Waterloo, IL, died May 14, 2017, in Waterloo, IL. He was born November 11, 1932, in Morehouse, MO.
He is survived by his wife Margaret J. (nee Ryterski) Hankins; daughters Christine (Jim) Block & Barbara (Bill) Mueller; grandchildren Amie Kohlbush, Ryan (Candice) Mueller, Eric (Jamie) Block, & Candace (Matt) Edgar; great-grandchildren Dakotah, Aubrey, Auggie, Tanner, Olivia, Della, & Harry.
He is preceded in death by his mother Wilma (nee Enoch) Hankins , aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Harry was a member of International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Monroe County Farm Bureau. He served his country in the United States Army from February 1953 to February 1955 - specialty marksman. Harry enjoyed frequently attending auctions at Monroe County Fairgrounds, farmed and raised cattle, and liked playing ball.
He was previously employed at Bardenheier Wine Cellars and St. Louis Refrigerator Car.
The family wishes to thank the Oak Hill staff for all they have done.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
American Cancer Society
10 AM until time of service Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
12 Noon Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL