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Rolland G. Hankey


1923 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Rolland G. Hankey Obituary
Rolland G. Hankey, age 93, of Tucson, AZ, formerly of Elsie, MI passed away Monday, December 19, 2016, at his home.

Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes Elsie, MI at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017 with Rev. Merlin Pratt officiating. Visitation will be on Saturday from noon until time of the service. Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery, Elsie, MI.

Rolland was born in Greenbush Township, MI on February 28, 1923, the son of Peter & Gladys (Weaver) Hankey. On August 7, 1943 he married Ruth M. Dunham. Rolland served his country in the US Army during WWII in the European Theater of Operations and was a life member of the American Legion Post 502, DAV and the VFW. Rolland and Ruth made their first home in Eureka, and then built a house in Elsie. When Aurora gasoline closed in Elsie, they moved to Litchfield, MI for a number of years. Rolland retired in 1985 after 36 years with Marathon Oil Company. Rolland and Ruth then moved back to Elsie, where they were members of the Elsie United Methodist Church. In 2003, they moved to Tucson, AZ, where they attended Christ Presbyterian Church.

Memorials may be made payable to Christ Presbyterian Church, 6565 E Broadway, Tucson AZ 85710 and noted for the Casa Maria feeding program. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, MI.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Jan. 4, 2017
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