Dear Hankins Family,
My deepest sympathy, prayers and love to all of you. We were all truly blessed to have this beautiful lady touch our lives. May you find peace in the days to come with all the wonderful times and memories you have.
Hugs & Prayers
MONTPELIER, Iowa - Kathryn Nellie Hankins, 86, of Montpelier, formerly of Fruitland, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at her home.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Unity Point Hospice or the Island United Methodist Church.
Kathryn was born on April 8, 1932, in Louisa County, the daughter of John Hayes and Minnie Victoria Roy Spitznogle. She was a graduate of Muscatine High School. She married Donald Joe Hankins on September 15, 1951, in Eliza, Illinois.
She was a homemaker and farm wife and enjoyed crafting and gardening. She was a member of the Island United Methodist Church.
Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Donald Joe Hankins; two sons, Greg Hankins and wife, Jan, and Joe Hankins and wife, Marie; three daughters, Kathy Clevenger, Cheryl Reed and husband, Jeff, and Eavon Lingle and husband, Dan; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a number of beloved nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, Hayes Hankins; two brothers, Stan Spitznogle and wife, Marie, and Earl John Spitznogle; two sisters, Betty Shoultz and husband, Kenneth, and Waymath Creelman and husband, Marvin; and her son-in-law, Duane Clevenger.
Dear Hankins Family,
Please accept my condolences, I have fond memories of her throughout my childhood. Sending prayers to her family and friends.
Ruby (Epperly) Taylor
So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She was such a wonderful mom to all of you I'm certain your memories will fill the void you are feeling now. God bless.
Larry and Shirley Porter
I am very sorry for all the family and friends. Judy Knouse spoke very highly of Aunt Kate. I know she is missed greatly. My deepest sympathy.
So sorry to hear about your mom. Prayers and love to all of you. Leslie Gifford Rizzo
Sad to hear of your mom's passing . I have many fond memories of her hangng out on your screened-in porch.
So sorry for your loss.
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