H.J. HANLAN
1934 - 2020
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H.J. Hanlan
July 6, 1934 - September 23, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY
Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grand-father and Friend, H.J. Hanlan passed away on Sept 23, 2020. He was born on July 6, 1934 in Wichita, KS to Pearl & Harold Hanlan, Sr. After graduating from Capitol Hill High School, H.J. honorably served in the US Navy during the Korean War from 1952-58. He married Eileen Porter on July 4, 1953 in OKC and they were happily married and celebrated their 67th Anniversary this past July 4th. H.J. began his computer career at Kerr McGee Oil and Nuclear in Grants, NM before later retiring from F.A.A. in 1989. He also worked at the OKC Fairgrounds for several years before retiring again. H.J. was an avid reader, who also loved fly fishing, trying his luck at the casino and watching golf on TV, but his greatest joy was spending time with his family & friends. Affectionately known as "Pa" to his grandchildren, H.J. spent many happy hours entertaining the kids. H.J. will be fondly remembered for his kindness, honesty, integrity, generosity and quick sense of humor. H.J. was a good man who will be missed very much but will continue to live on in the very fond memories of all who knew him. He leaves behind his loving wife of 67 years, Eileen Hanlan; daughter, Christy Savage; son, Jay Hanlan; daughter, Tobi Campbell and son-in-law, Allen Campbell; his much loved grandchildren: Ashley Cline (Dax), Stephanie McKinney (Josh) and Dylan Savage, Brandon, Jordon, Amelia and Maddie Hanlan; dearly loved bonus grandkids, Corey and Hannah; 4 great grandchildren; 5 bonus great grandchildren; brothers, Roy, Kent, and Limuel Hanlan, & their families, and countless friends. No viewing or visitation. Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at Sunny Lane Cem., Del City. Friends may view the full obituary and leave condolences for the family at:
vondelsmithmortuary.com



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Published in Oklahoman from Sep. 24 to Sep. 25, 2020.
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Graveside service
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Sunny Lane Cem.
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September 28, 2020
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September 25, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
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