Services for retired farm wife, rural teacher, and school cook Aileen Hanschu, 91, who died Monday at St. Luke Hospital, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Lewis Cemetery, Ramona.
Born July 3, 1925, to Ernest and Minnie (Hill) Bird of Hope, she married Theodore Hanschu on May 24, 1947. The couple farmed for 29 years, and she worked as a teacher at a rural school for five years. They moved to Marion in 1976, and she cooked at the elementary school and did housework for others.
In addition to her husband, son Steve and brothers Lowell and Kenneth preceded her in death.
Survivors include daughter Linda Bradley of Topeka, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandsons.
A memorial fund has been established with the church.
Last modified June 21, 2017