Donald Hanus

Service

Date: Mon, August 7, 2017
Start time: 10:30 am
Location:
St. Paul Catholic Church
Address:
Traer, Iowa
Arrangements By:
Overton Funeral Home, Dysart

Visitation

Date: Sun, August 6, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location:
Overton Funeral Home
Address:
Dysart, Iowa

Donald Hanus

Funeral:

Monday, August 7, 2017, at 10:30 AM

St. Paul Catholic Church, Traer

Visitation:

Sunday, August 6, 2017, from 2 to 5 PM (Rosary Service at 1:45)

Overton Funeral Home, Dysart

 

Donald George Hanus was born on April 22, 1928, near Traer, the son of Vencil and Anna (Kaufman) Hanus.  He attended rural school and graduated from Traer High School in 1946.  Donald served in the military from 1951 to 1953 in Alaska.  On June 15, 1953, he was united in marriage to Loretta Byrnes.  The couple farmed and lived on the same farm throughout their marriage.  Donald retired in 1992.  He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dysart until its closing and then became a member of St. Paul Catholic Church in Traer.  He was a member of the K.D. Lodge #130, the American Legion, and Farm Bureau.  Donald was a private pilot and a member of the Iowa Flying Farmers Association.  After retirement, he enjoyed gardening, taking care of the yard, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Donald died at the age of 89 on Monday, July 31, 2017, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a brother, Melvin; a brother in infancy, Leonard; a daughter, Coleen; and a brother-in-law, Don Pecenka.  Donald is survived by two sons, Daryl (Florence) Hanus of Traer and Neil (Misty) Hanus of Traer; a daughter, Denise (Greg) Peterson of Belleville, Illinois; two brothers, Gary (Linda) Hanus of Cedar Falls and Stanley (Janice) Hanus of Iowa Falls; a sister, Dorothy Pecenka of Traer; three grandchildren, Nathan (Holly) Hanus, Maureen (Boyd) Johanningmeier, and Courtney (Tyler) Sisson; and five great grandchildren, Seth and Evan Hanus and Madyson, Austin, and Brooklyn Johanningmeier.

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