Hazel E. Hanning
FAIRMONT - A Celebration of Life service for Hazel E. Hanning, 91, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont, Minn. Visitation will be from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Lakeview Funeral Home. A private family burial will be held in the East Chain Evangelical Free Church Cemetery, East Chain, Minn.
Hazel passed away Thursday morning, July 31, 2014, at Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center in Fairmont. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.
Hazel Edna (Johnson) Hanning was born Nov. 10, 1922, in East Chain, Minn., the daughter of Oscar W. and Emma (Peterson) Johnson. She attended school in East Chain and graduated from Granada High School. In 1958, Hazel moved to Oregon where she worked at a school in the library. In 1971, Hazel returned to Welcome, Minn., and worked at Madsen's Grocery Store in Fairmont until 1982. Hazel then worked for the Martin County Library for five years prior to her retirement. In her spare time, Hazel enjoyed working on craft projects and visiting with family and friends. She had a special place in her heart for animals and treasured visits from her four-legged friends. Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Jim Hanning and his partner, Huey of San Diego, Calif., and Jerry Hanning of Fairmont, Minn.; grandson, David; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Hazel was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Emma Johnson; and all of her brothers and sisters. www.lakeviewfuneralhome.net