Jan. 17, 1926 - Nov. 13, 2013
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BUCHANAN - Ruth T. Hanlin, age 87, of Buchanan, died Wednesday, Nov. 13th, in her home. She was born January 17, 1926, in Battle Creek, Michigan, to the late Ernest and Mabel Eisenhart Squires, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 1, 1945, in Niles, she married Merton Lee Hanlin, who preceded her in death July 11, 1997. Three brothers and three sisters also preceded her in death. Ruth is survived by three daughters: Jenny Williams and Sue Ann (Ed) Draper, both of Buchanan, and April (Bill) Marsh of Galien. Other survivors include seven grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to: Grace Hospice, 2725 Air View Dr., Portage, MI 49002; or The Buchanan Area Senior Center, 810 Rynearson St., Buchanan, MI 49107. The family is being served by Swem Chapel in Buchanan. To sign her guestbook or leave a condolence message, please visit our website www.swemchapel.com.
Published in South Bend Tribune on Nov. 15, 2013
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