Tena Hawkins

MACKINAW - Tena R. Hawkins, 44, of Mackinaw, Ill., died Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Hopedale Hospital.

Tena was born Dec. 24, 1968, in Peoria to Ken and Jean Mohn Ihnen. She married Michael W. Hawkins. He survives.

Also surviving are her mother, Jean Ihnen of Mackinaw; three daughters, Deborah (Bob) Starr of Pekin, Hadassah Hawkins of Normal and Crystal Hawkins of Mackinaw; two sons, Michael S. Hawkins of Pekin and Benjamin Hawkins of Mackinaw; one sister, Leah Ihnen of Pekin; three brothers, Ken Ihnen of Pekin, John Ihnen of Iowa and Patrick (Kim) Ihnen of Pekin; and six grandchildren.

Tena was preceded in death by her father.

Tena had last worked for Mackinaw IGA for seven years.

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013, at the Harvest Baptist Temple in Mackinaw. The Rev. Chuck Tate will officiate. Visitation will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday prior to services at church. Haensel Funeral Home in Mackinaw is assisting the family with services. Burial will be at Mackinaw Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Mackinaw Rescue Squad or Tena Hawkins Memorial Fund at Heartland Bank & Trust.

Online condolences may be made at www.haenselfuneralhome.com.


Published in Peoria Journal Star on Mar. 18, 2013