Archive for Monday, June 1, 1992


June 1, 1992


Services for Mary Margaret Hanna, 95, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dick Todd officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Hanna died Sunday, May 31, 1992, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Oct. 17, 1896, in Holton, the daughter of Herbert O. and Ida Patton Tudor. She graduated from Kansas University in 1920 with a bachelor's degree in fine arts.

Mrs. Hanna was a homemaker. She also was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Tennola Club of Lawrence, Chapter EA of the PEO Sisterhood, Countryside Garden Club of Lawrence, the Gamma Phi Beta social sorority and the Trollop Reading Group.

During World War II, she worked as a Red Cross volunteer, managing a center that prepared bandages and supplies to be sent to the war.

In 1988, Mrs. Hanna received one of the first Lawrence Preservation Alliance awards for pioneer preservation efforts she and her late husband made in the 1930s on their longtime stone home at 800 La.

She married Hovey J. Hanna on June 1, 1920, in Lawrence. He died Nov. 16, 1952.

Mrs. Hanna is survived by a daughter, Mary Tudor May of Corona del Mar, Calif., a son, H.H. Hanna of Lawrence, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Terra Bella, Calif., 93270, in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, which has charge of arrangements.

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