Cristine R. Hanenkrat

WEST LIBERTY - Cristine R. Hanenkrat, 102, of West Liberty passed away Friday morning, February 2, 2018 at Green Hills Care Center.

She was born in West Liberty on July 22, 1915 to the late Alva Earl and Ina (Mann) Rupert. Cristine married Alfred E. Hanenkrat on June 21, 1936 in West Liberty and he preceded her in death in 1989. She was also preceded in death by siblings Gretchen Rupert, Celia Stafford, Patrice McAdams, Rodger Rupert, William Allen Rupert, Neil F. Rupert, and Richard K. Rupert.

Cristine was a 1933 graduate of West Liberty High School and was a member of the West Liberty Presbyterian Church. She was an amazing cook and enjoyed sewing and making flower arrangements. Cristine was a member of the American Daffodil Society and the Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, both of which she was an accredited judge and travelled nationally judging flower shows, fairs and other contests. She was also a member of the Shiloh Springs Garden Club.

Cristine is survived by her sister, Sue Hostetler of West Liberty, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pastor Keith Landis will officiate the funeral service on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 1pm at the West Liberty Presbyterian Church, 215 W. Columbus St., where visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.

Memorial contributions may be made to the West Liberty Presbyterian Church, PO Box 518 West Liberty, OH 43357.

The family was assisted with arrangements by the EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME, West Liberty, and online condolences may be expressed at

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Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home
101 Zanesfield Road
West Liberty, OH 43357
(937) 465-3940
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Published in Weekly Currents from Feb. 5 to Feb. 6, 2018
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