Kathryn Hancock


EVANSPORT -- Kathryn L. Hancock, 97, of rural Evansport, passed away Saturday afternoon, October 27, 2012, at Fountain Park, Bryan.

She was born July 12, 1915, in Williams County, to the late Clarence and Henretta (Schug) Stratton. She married Herbert L. Hancock and he preceded her in death on October 20, 1972. She was a lifelong homemaker and member of Evansport United Methodist Church, where she was active in the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Friendship Club, Farm Bureau and Kidney Foundation.

Survivors are two sons, Darwin (Judy) Hancock of Defiance and Darrell (Shari) Hancock, Bryan, Ohio; one daughter, Mrs. Jeanie "Norma Jean" Hagerman and husband, Terry, of Venice, Florida; one sister, Mrs. Pauline (McFarland) Brillhart, Archbold; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Kathryn was preceded in death by her husband and brother, Harold Stratton.

The funeral service is at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 31, 2012, in Evansport United Methodist Church, with Rev. Becky Ploughe officiating. Interment will follow in Evansport Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday in the church. A fellowship luncheon will follow the graveside services Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Evansport United Methodist Church. Online condolences at www.GrisierFH.com.

Arrangements are entrusted to Grisier Funeral Home, Stryker, Ohio.

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  • I rememer Kathyrn well. A good person. My thoughts to the family. Mrs. Elsie Laffin