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Laurence 'Larry' Hanna dies at 42

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Laurence T. Hanna, 42, of Porter, died Wednesday, October 31, 2007.

He was born on February 21, 1965 to James P. Hanna and Ninalee Scheetz Hanna, who preceded him in death.

Larry was married on December 24, 1990 to Jean Schmidt.

He was a member of United Commercial Food Workers Union 881.

He was very active along side his wife with his son Lelandís Boy Scout activities. He enjoyed playing video games with his son and reading.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Hanna of Porter, his son, Leland Hanna of Porter, grandmother Nina Scheetz of Chesterton and mother-in-law Shirley Schmidt of Valparaiso; brothers, Randy (Sharon) Hanna of Sunbright, TN, Christopher (Denise) Hanna of Chesterton and Curtis (Barbara) Hanna of Chesterton; many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Hanna.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.

Visitation with the family will also be held on Saturday from Noon until 3:00 p.m.

Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory, Portage and a private service will be held for the interment of ashes at Chesterton Cemetery.

Family suggests memorials to the Boy Scouts LaSalle Council.


Posted 11/2/2007