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Iona ‘Blanche’ Hagenno

Iona “Blanche” Hagenno, 95, of Van Wert, and formerly of Peotone, Illinois, died at 2:45 a.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Van Wert.

She was born January 25, 1919, in Gilman, Illinois, the daughter of the late Charles and Sarah (Reed) Whitlow. On August 17, 1940, she married Robert Hagenno, who survives in Van Wert.

Other survivors include two daughters, Nancy Agler of Van Wert and Barbara Hunt of Medina; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

A son-in-law, Joseph Agler; and two sisters, also preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, August 4, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory in Van Wert, with the Rev. Paul W. Miller officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert.

Calling hours are from noon-2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials: Donor’s choice.

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POSTED: 07/31/14 at 5:25 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries