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Susan Ann Hanks, 62, of Brimfield, Illinois, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 19, 1955 in Beardstown, Illinois to Edward and Frances "Jean" (Loughary) Schieferdecker. She married Kenneth Hanks on February 2, 2003 in Maui, Hawaii. He survives.

Also surviving is her mother, Frances "Jean" Schieferdecker of Brimfield; one step daughter, Stacy Hanks of Galva and one step son, Derek (Elizabeth) Hanks of Falcon, Colorado; two step grandchildren, Brady and Brynley; one sister, Sandra Ward of Brimfield and one niece, Jacqueline (Michael) Doerman of East Peoria; two great nieces, Madelynn and McKinley. She was preceded in death by her father and father-in-law, David Hanks.

She owned the Petal Patch Floral Shop in Brimfield for several years. She has worked over 30 years at OSF in Peoria in the Human Resources, Payroll and Admitting Departments. Susan loved life, always helping and assisting others. She enjoyed cooking and tending to her flowers around the home. She was a member of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Brimfield.

Funeral services will be Friday, January 26, 2018 at 2:30 pm at the Davison Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Pastor Michael Liese will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Friday at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in the Jubilee Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria County. A gathering will be held at Harrison Hall in Brimfield, immediately following Graveside Services.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Brimfield or to the Brimfield, Yates City, Elmwood Fire and Rescue Squad. You may create an online condolence at www.davison-fultonbartonvillechapel.com.