Obituary: Hanna


Dale Leslie Hanna, 78 of Chenoa, passed away at 12:40 pm, Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Heritage Manor, El Paso.

Cremation rites have been accorded with a Celebration of Dale’s life at 10 am, Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Pilgrim Holiness Church, 1409 South East St., Bloomington; with Pastor Martin Laramie officiating. A private family inurnment will take place at a later date in Chatsworth Cemetery, Chatsworth.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family of Dale L. Hanna c/o Donna Hanna. Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Chenoa is in charge of services.

Dale was born November 22, 1939 in Fairbury a son to William Leslie and Nettie Evon (Cording) Hanna. He married Celia Kuntz on April 9, 1960 in Chatsworth. She preceded him in death on October 3, 1992. He later married Donna Norfleet on June 5, 1993. His wife Donna survives in Chenoa.

Other survivors include a sister, Carol (Jim) Kirkpatrick, Michigan; Step-son, Donald (Debra) Norfleet, Indiana; Step-daughter, Deborah Ellis, Chenoa; 7 step grandchildren; 4 step great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

His parents; a brother, Donald; a sister, Sandra Mayer; his wife, Celia; and a son, Jess.

Dale was educated in Chatsworth schools. He owned and operated his plumbing and heating business. He was maintenance supervisor at Humiston Haven in Pontiac for many years. Then at Meadows Mennonite Retirement Community, Chenoa. He also was in maintenance at Phillips 66, Chenoa.

Dale loved collecting figurines and built display cases. He loved Western movies and football games.

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