Barbara E. Hake (1928 — 2021)

Barbara E. Hake, age 93, formerly a longtime resident of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 12:05 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, at the home of her daughter in Port Clinton, Ohio, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Hake was a 1947 graduate of Edgerton High School and was a devoted homemaker. She was a member of Bryan First Church of Christ, where she had been active in the choir and the Daytime Ladies Group. Barbara loved to travel and most of all enjoyed time spent with her family, especially her children and grandchildren.

Barbara E. Hake was born on Oct. 4, 1928, in Martin, South Dakota, the daughter of Gail D. and Jennie B. (Stenger) Richards. She married Hollis Dale Hake on Dec. 9, 1951, in Edgerton, Ohio, and he preceded her in death on March 13, 1993.

Survivors include three daughters, Kathryn Chesarino of Bedford, Ohio, Virginia (Don) Hixson of Rapid City, South Dakota, and Janice (Matthew) Snyder-Whitcomb of Port Clinton; two sons, David (Betty) Hake of Crocker, Missouri, and Kenneth Hake of Edon; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Marsha Beattie; three sisters, Beth Fisher, Mildred Kolts and Nora (Hose) Altman; and two brothers, Arthur and Roger Richards.

Visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, in the Krill Funeral Home, 860 W. Mulberry St., Bryan. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Bryan First Church of Christ with Pastors Jack Heirholzer and Lance Stiver officiating. Interment will follow in Edon Cemetery.

Memorials are requested to Bryan First Church of Christ.

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