(June 4, 1919 – June 4, 2015)
Leola Dona (Ranes) Hathaway, age 96, passed away on her Birthday, June 4, 2015 at the Kindy Care Center Assisted Living Facility. She was born June 4, 1919 in Beaverton to the late Lester “James” and Lily (Wiley) Ranes. She married Norman Hathaway on May 3, 1940 in Toledo, Ohio. He predeceased on July 17, 1979.Leola is survived by 4 Children Norma (Wesley) Federspiel, Barbara (Mark) Sanger, Linda (James) Bosworth and Edward (Darlene) Hathaway. 19 Grandchildren, 22 Great grandchildren and 5 Great-great grandchildren. Leola was predeceased by her parents, her Husband, 4 Brothers and 3 Sisters and a grandson, David Federspiel.Leola was a long-time member of the Free Methodist Church, and taught 1st grade Sunday school for many years. She had each of her grandchildren in her class at least once.Special thanks to Rhoda and the staff at Kindy Care.A funeral service will take place on Monday, June 8, 2015 at 11:00 am from the Smith-Miner Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Palmiter of the Free Methodist Church officiating. Visitation will take place on Sunday June 7 from 4 to 6 pm at the Funeral Home and on Monday from 10:00 until time of service. Burial will take place at the Midland City Cemetery.Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Midland Free Methodist Church.Online condolences can be offered at smithminer.com.