HAWK Eleanor Lacher Hawk, age 93, of Columbus, passed peacefully on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at Riverside Hospital. For most of her life she lived in a home on Olentangy River Road that had been in her family since 1806. She graduated from Powell High School and attended Ohio Wesleyan and Ohio State University where she met her husband of 71 years, Roger Hawk. In addition to lifetime involvement in many church and civic activities, for twenty year she served as the Treasurer of the Olentangy School District. After retirement, she helped to establish and served as first president of the Powell-Liberty Historical Society. In addition to her husband Roger, she is survived by two children, Cynthia and Tom; four grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents George and Alice Lacher, and four brothers Harold, Robert, George and James. Family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. at the RUTHERFORD FUNERAL HOME AT POWELL, 450 W. Olentangy St. (Powell Rd./St. Rt. 750/1/4 mile east of Sawmill Pkwy.), Powell, OH 43065 on FRIDAY, January 11, 2013 where a service will follow at 2 p.m. Pastor David Mabry will officiate. Interment, Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to
or Orange Friends Church, 3467 East Orange Rd., Lewis Center, OH 43035. Condolences to www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 9, 2013
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