Barbara L. Hanks, 81, of Burlington, went home to be with the Lord at 12:28 AM Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at the Rose Bush Gardens in Burlington.
Born June 15, 1936, in Centerville, IA, she was the daughter of William and Gladys Lowe Horne. On July 24, 1954, she married Raymond Hanks Jr. in Burlington, IA. He died on November 12, 1997.
Barbara was a homemaker.
She was a former member of the First Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed raising her family and watching them grow over the years; especially spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include two daughters, Cathie (Todd) Sattler of Burlington, and Connie (Glenn) LaVeine of St. Peters, MO; five sons, Gregg Hanks, Joe (Denise) Hanks, Eric (Jennifer) Hanks, and Doug (Cynthia) Hanks all of Burlington, and Chris (Tina) Hanks of Palm Desert, CA; eight grandchildren, Geoff (Stephanie) LaVeine, Scott (Nikki Zwenleine) LaVeine, Britanie (Matt) Clover, Carlie (Quinton Quam) Sattler, Jacob Hanks, Lydia (Michael Messer) Hanks, Jack Hanks, and Ian Hanks; three great-grandchildren, Harper, Jackson, and Tyler; one brother, Bill (Addrienne) Horne of Tucson, AZ.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM Friday, March 30, 2018 at Oak Street Baptist Church.
The funeral service for Barbara Hanks will be 11:00 AM Friday, March 30, 2018, at Oak Street Baptist Church with Reverend Dean Graber officiating. A time of food and fellowship will be held at the church following the service. Cremation will be entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory following the service. Burial will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery at a later date.
A memorial has been established for the Hope Haven Area Development Center.