Jeannette Hanzie


Jeannette Denise Hanzie

September 24, 1960 - October 20, 2018


Jeannette Denise Hanzie, 58, of Rittman, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday evening, Oct. 20, 2018 at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster.

Jeannette was born Sept. 24, 1960 in Wooster to Roger and Marjorie (King) Wiles and was a 1979 graduate of Norwayne High School.  On April. 12, 1980 she married Kevin L. Hanzie and together they made their home near Rittman for the past 38 years.  Jeannette and Kevin operated the Lizzie Mae’s Bird Seed Co. and she had previously worked at PFI Displays in Rittman for 27 years.  She was a member of Northside Christian Church and was a active in several Bible Study Groups.  Jeannette was a faithful servant of the Lord who was always giving to or helping others.  Her greatest joy was spending time and carrying for her grandchildren who she dearly loved.

Surviving are her husband, Kevin; daughter and son-in-law, Jenelle and James Pamer, III of Orville; her son, Kyler Hanzie of Detroit, MI; her 3 grandchildren, James, IV, Jonah and Joanna Pamer; her parents, Roger and Marge Wiles of Wooster; her sisters and their husbands, Deb and Jim Figley of Holmesville, Diane Stepp of Rittman and Leslie and Stan Berry of Wooster; brother, Took Wiles and Valerie Davis of  Jeromesville; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Larry and Janet Hanzie of Rittman; sisters-in-law and their husbands; Kim and John Deuber of Wadsworth and Kris and Sam Ulery of North Ridgeville and 14 nieces and nephews and 12 great-nieces and nephews.

Services will be Thursday, Oct. 25th at 11:00 a.m. at Northside Christian Church in Wadsworth with Pastor Robin Hart officiating.  Burial will be in Rittman Cemetery.  Friends may call Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston.  Tributes may be shared at  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

To leave an expression of sympathy for the family, please send through the Message Board on the left.


Name: Shirley Lapp

Roger and Marge
So sorry for your loss.My heart goes out to you and your family.
GOD bless


Name: Norma(Beery)Spence

To The Family and Friends of Jeannette
You have My Deepest Sympathy
My Prayers and Thoughts are with you
God Bless All Of You


Name: Kathy King Weekley

I am so sorry to hear of her passing. I know she loved the Lord and that brings great comfort to me. We haven't been around each other since we were kids but, oh the memories I have of her and all my cousins when I would get to spend the night at Uncle Rogers and Aunt Marges.
 My heart goes out to all of you. Even though we are miles apart I think of you often.


Name: Sandy (Cochrell) Steward

Kevin and Family,
My sincere sympathy and prayers go out to your family.

Sandy (Cochrell) Steward 


Name: Jodi Marken

So many fond memories of Jeanette during our school years. Her smile and laughter would make you smile. Thoughts and prayers to all the family. God Bless.


Name: Sheila Patterson Irvin

My condolences to the Hanzie and Wiles families for their loss.  Jeannette was a dear friend although we lived miles apart.  I have many wonderful memories of spending time with her and her family.  May God ease your pain and know she is now with him.  She will forever be your angel looking over you.  You are all in my prayers.  Peace be with you.

Name: Jeffrey Thompson

I am so sorry for your loss Im at a loss for words


Name: Daniel W Blough

Our deepest sympathy.
Dan & Amy Blough



Name: David and Elizabeth Wyckoff

Kevin and Family,
Our condolences on the passing of Jeannette. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

David and Elizabeth Wyckoff




 Deb and Family,

We are so very sorry for the loss of your beloved Jeannette....

Many hugs and prayers for all during these difficult days now and those yet to come...

God Bless Jeannette and may she RIP...

Michelle, Ken & Kenneth Jordan


Name: Dianne Peacock

Dear Family, So sorry to learn of Jeanette's going home. My prayers, thoughts, hugs are being sent to all of you.I do understand the grief and pain you are feeling having walked in your shoes.I live 5 min.(sometimes 1) at a time and trust God. I have learned there are some questions that have no answers. May God be with all of you.
Sincerely with friendship
Dianne Peacock



Name: Carla Letz

I had the privilege to get to know Jeanette from the hair salon I work at. Jeanette was so positive, and also had a smile,always felt good when we had life discussions..
Sending my condolences to the family...



Name: Dave Armstrong

 I wanted to offer our sincere condolences from my mom, Gloria, and I to the Wiles and Hanzie families in this difficult time. Although I didn't know her very well I heard many wonderful things about her, and from knowing the family I am sure she was a great human being. Once again our deepest sympathy.










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