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Sarah Ilona Hahn
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Obituary for Sarah Ilona Hahn

Sarah Ilona Hahn age 90 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away unexpectedly Monday, January 15, 2018 at her home.
She was born August 23, 1927 in Sturgis, Michigan daughter of the late Wesley Harl and Florence Edna (Harris) Eaton.
Sarah was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1945.
On August 31, 1946 she married Edward Cephas Hahn in Sturgis. He died September 21, 1994.
Sarah had worked alongside her husband in the livestock trucking business for 45 years. She had also been employed by the Kirsch Company in Sturgis for a short time following her graduation from high school.
She enjoyed gardening, sewing, music and art. She also enjoyed time spent with her family and friends but what she truly loved was when she was raising her family and working with Ed in the trucking business.
She is survived by two sons: Larry (Linda) Hahn of Sturgis and David (Linda) Hahn of White Pigeon; nine grandchildren: Laralie (Joe) Flowers, Leslie (Duane) Waldrop, Michael Hahn, Tamara (Kurt) Carver, Joshua Hahn, Doug McKerchie, Daryl McKerchie, Duane McKerchie and David McKerchie; 17 great grandchildren; 12 great great grandchildren; one brother: Carl Eaton of Sturgis; sister-in-law: Mary Ellen Eaton of Sturgis; brother-in-law: Robert Burt of Iowa and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; one sister: Rachel Burt; one infant sister and five brothers: Robert Eaton, Harlie Eaton, Wayne Eaton, Elmer Eaton and Harry Eaton.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 P.M. Friday at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the funeral home. Her son David will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Hahn’s memory consider the St. Joseph County 4-H, 612 E. Main St., Centreville, MI 49032.
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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091





11:00 AM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091

Cemetery Details


Oak Lawn Cemetery

300 E. South Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091


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