Tom Hanna

William Thomas Hanna Jr. (Tom), 75, of Winterset died unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at his home. 

Due to Covid-19 and following CDC recommendations, a private burial will take place in the Rosemount Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in memory of Tom for a later designation.

Tom was born on Feb. 14, 1945, to William Sr. and Bettie Hanna in Oskaloosa. He grew up in rural Knoxville and farmed near Lacona for many years. Tom and his wife Barb ended up raising their family of three in rural Lucas County. He also worked and retired from the Des Moines Register after 35 years of faithful service. He helped build homes in Mexico and for Habitat for Humanity. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, William T. Sr. and Bettie Hanna; and grandson, Michael Hanna. 

He is survived by his wife, Barb Hanna; sons, Bill (Sherri) Hanna, and Mike (Brenda) Hanna; daughter, Julie (Pat) Cahalan; brother, JD (Anita) Hanna; sister, Penny Hunt; and seven grandchildren.

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