Leah F. (Hansche) Hanko, 97, passed away on March 15, 2009, at Becker Shoop Center. She was born in Racine on August 22, 1911, the daughter of Louis and Mable (nee: Fertasteller) Hansche.
Surviving are two daughters, Joyce Kressig and JoAnne Bortoli; two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.
Leah was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard; three grandchildren; brothers and sisters.
Memorial services will be held at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection on Thursday, March 19, 2009, at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association have been suggested.
Sturino Funeral Home
3014 Northwestern Ave., Racine 262 632-4479