Diane L. Hanny, 67, of Fremont, OH passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Bethesda Care Center. She was born on March 20, 1948 in Fremont, the daughter of Blake and Ann (Anton) Gruver. She was a 1966 graduate of Fremont Ross High School and received an Associate Degree in Social Services Assisting from Terra State Community College.
Diane married Richard “Rich” Hanny on November 7, 1969 at First Brethren Church in Fremont and he survives. She was a member of Foundation Stone Christian Church in Northwood, OH where she taught Sunday school. Diane was a Preschool Teacher and authored several children’s books. She volunteered at the Liberty Center where she previously served as a Board Member and was also a Founding Member. Diane enjoyed scrapbooking, crocheting rag rugs and sending out encouragement cards.
Diane is survived by her husband of forty-six years, Richard “Rich” Hanny, Fremont, OH; children, Matthew Hanny, St. Louis, MO, Martha (Mark) Lewis, Columbus, OH, Jonathan (Stephanie) Hanny, Ashburn, VA; grandchildren, Lexi and Courtney Lewis, Benjamin, David, Joshua, Jesse and Erin Hanny; sister-in-law, Jo Gruver, Fremont, OH and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Don and Tom Gruver; sisters, Judy Gleba and Brenda Albert.
Visitation: Saturday from 9 – 11 am at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH.
Service: Saturday, July 11, 2015, 11:00 am at the funeral home with Pastor George Barrett and Pastor Randy Kutz officiating.
Burial: St. Jacob’s Cemetery, Bloomville, OH
Memorials can be made to The Liberty Center of Sandusky County, 1421 E. State St, Fremont, OH 43420, Foundation Stone Christian Church, 4532 Woodville Rd, Northwood, OH 43619 or to the Donor’s Choice.