Obituaries » Kathryn Nellie Hankins
04/08/1932 - 06/06/2018
MONTPELIER, Iowa – Kathryn Nellie Hankins, 86, of Montpelier, formerly of Fruitland, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at her home.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Unity Point Hospice or the Island United Methodist Church.
Kathryn was born on April 8, 1932, in Louisa County, the daughter of John Hayes and Minnie Victoria Roy Spitznogle. She was a graduate of Muscatine High School. She married Donald Joe Hankins on September 15, 1951, in Eliza, Illinois.
She was a homemaker and farm wife and enjoyed crafting and gardening. She was a member of the Island United Methodist Church.
Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Donald Joe Hankins; two sons, Greg Hankins and wife, Jan, and Joe Hankins and wife, Marie; three daughters, Kathy Clevenger, Cheryl Reed and husband, Jeff, and Eavon Lingle and husband, Dan; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a number of beloved nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, Hayes Hankins; two brothers, Stan Spitznogle and wife, Marie, and Earl John Spitznogle; two sisters, Betty Shoultz and husband, Kenneth, and Waymath Creelman and husband, Marvin; and her son-in-law, Duane Clevenger.