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Date Posted:22:44:54 08/20/07 Mon
My dear maternal grandfather, Charles Louis Hanlon, left this world on Sunday, August 12th, around 12:30AM (daylight savings time). Please see his obit from the Anderson Herald Bulletin below.
Charles L. Hanlon
Aug. 30, 1920 - Aug. 12, 2007
Charles L. Hanlon, 86, Anderson, died Aug. 12, 2007, at Saint John’s Medical Center after an extended heart illness.
He was born Aug. 30, 1920, in Boone County, and moved to Anderson from Lebanon in 1961.
He retired from Central Indiana Railroad after 30 years of service and had formerly worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Lebanon.
Charles served his country in the U.S. Army.
He was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret “Jo” (Wiley) Hanlon; seven children, Jo Ann Gardner of Anderson, Janie (Fred) Lamb of Alexandria, Ed (Cheryl) Hanlon of Anderson, Sue (Steve) Henning of Anderson, Barb (Mike) Chambers of Oregon, Pat Hanlon of Anderson and Marty Hanlon of Alexandria; 19 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and special dog, Abby.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver and Charlotte (Witt) Hanlon; son, Carl Hanlon; and a brother, Devon Hanlon.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 2801 Lincoln St., Anderson, with the Rev. Edward Dhondt officiating. Burial will be in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson.
Military rites will be by the VFW Post 266.
Memorial contributions may be made to Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Diabetes Association and St. Ambrose Catholic Church.