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Barbara Sanner
Chapel Oaks Funeral Home Hiawatha
Hamlin, KS

Barbara Sanner, 88, of Hamlin, died Sunday evening, May 8, 2022, at Maple Heights Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  She previously had been a resident of Vintage Park Assisting Living in Hiawatha.

Barbara was born April 14, 1934 in Brown County, one of eight children born to Salem and Minnie Lanning Sweezy, and was proud to call Hamlin home her entire life.  She attended schools there later graduating from High School prior to graduating from Highland Community Junior College.  Before she was married she worked at the Morrill and Janes Bank in Hiawatha a short time. Barb was a homemaker, but most importantly was devoted to family.  She enjoyed raising a big garden and flowers.  

She married Herbert Sanner October 10, 1954 at Morrill Baptist Church.  She was the book keeper for his dozer business, Herbert Sanner Construction.  To this union two sons were born, Gary and Kurt.  In later years, she enjoyed transplanting for Hiawatha Wholesale Greenhouse for a number of years.  Herb died March 6, 2013.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son Kurt in February 2022, all of her siblings:  Calvin, Maxine, Patti, Ethel, Margie, Pauline, and Dennis.

Survivors include her son Gary, daughter in law DeAun Sanner, 4 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren, with many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services are planned for 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Hiawatha.  Inurnment will be at Hamlin Cemetery

Register book will be available to sign during office hours until Tuesday.  The family will visit with friends one hour prior to services.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Barbara Sanner Memorial Fund, sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, 124 S 7th St., 66434.

A special message or note of remembrance may be sent to the family at www.chapeloaksfuneralhome.com    


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