F. Martha Hankins, 84 of Warsaw, Indiana passed away Saturday January 11, 2014 at 5:45 p.m. in Millers Merry Manor, Warsaw. She was born on December 11, 1929 to Carl and Faun (Cauffman) Hanson in Chicago, Illinois. On March 9, 1951 she married Norman E. Hankins in Warsaw.
She moved to Indiana in 1931, then moving from Claypool to Warsaw in 1947.
Martha in her earlier years worked as a phone operator for United Telephone Service and at Madison Elementary School in the cafeteria. She also was a homemaker.
She was a member of the First Christian Church, Warsaw.
She played the drums at Claypool High School graduating in 1947. Martha enjoyed bird watching.
Martha is survived by her husband Norman of Warsaw; two sons Michael A. (and spouse Andrea) Hankins of Belton Texas and Larry (and spouse (Kimberly) Hankins of Reno, Nevada; four grandsons Randall (and spouse Denise) Hankins of Warsaw, Jefferson (and spouse Miranda) Hankins of Warsaw, Daniel (and spouse Angela) Hankins of Cedar Park, Texas and Tobias Hankins of San Diego, California; seven great grandchildren Adele, Alan, Mathew, Simon, Andrew, Alexa and Lucy.
She is preceded in death by her parents and a sister Irene Kaufman
Visitation will be on Thursday January 16, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday January 16, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw with Pastor Gary Boschain officiating.
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
The family is requesting that the memorial contributions be made to Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund, PO Box 1810 Warsaw, In. 46580-1810
Arrangements are pending McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw.