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Harry L. Hankins

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
Alzheimer's Association

    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

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Sorry to hear about your Dad. One of a kind fellow. Auctioneers loved him. I was out of town at the time of the funeral or would have been there for sure. I'm sure Dora and he will have a good time till we all meet again. Take care. We all have memories. Love you Ron

Ron Wild May 24 2017 12:00 AM

Thank you so very much. My Dad was one of a kind.

Harry Hankins Family May 18 2017 12:00 AM

Was so sad to hear of Harry''s passing. When I managed tm.he automotive center on Park street for FS, Harry used to come in to just BS and visit. He was such a fun person to visit with.I will really miss him.

DDorothy Rodenberg May 17 2017 12:00 AM