Barbara Andree Hanner, 82, of Marco Island, Florida and Arlington Heights, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 15, 2013 in Naples, Florida after a long battle with cancer. Born in Chicago, Illinois on March 24, 1930, she was a graduate of Amundsen High School and attended classes at Northwestern University
, where she pursued a life-long love of theater arts. In addition to being a wife and mother, Barbara spent time working at Colvin Communications and was devoted to the Service League for Handicapped Children, where she made life-long friends with several colleagues. She was preceded in death by her mother, Hattie Andree (nee Eicherl) and father, Michael Andree; her sister Alice Wilson and brother-in-law, Harry Wilson, nephew Stuart Wilson; and numerous loved and loving cousins and friends. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Emil Hanner; sister-in-law, Alice Lamm; sons Jerry and Gregg Hanner, daughters-in-law Patty and Amy Hanner; and 7 Hanner grandchildren, Jennifer, Derek, Alicia, Colin, Caitlin, Katharine and Olivia, and one grandson-in-law, Joe Shonce. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 3:00pm to 9:00pm on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Glueckert Funeral Home, 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois. Prayers 9:15 AM, Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Funeral Home, proceeding to St. James Catholic Church, 820 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois for Roman Catholic funeral Mass at 10:00 am. Entombment will follow at All Saints Catholic Cemetery & Mausoleum, 720 N. River Road, Des Plaines, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to either San Marco Catholic Church, 851 San Marco Road, Marco Island, FL 34145 or St. James Catholic Church, 820 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004. Funeral information and condolences www.GlueckertFH.com
or (847) 253-0168.