Pearl Mary Hand1934-2013
Memorial service for Pearl Mary Hand, age 79 of Wyanet, will be Thursday, Oct 03, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Elm Lawn Memorial Park Chapel. will officiate. Burial will follow in the Elm Lawn Memorial Park on Oct 03, 2013.Mrs. Hand passed away on Sunday, Sep 29, 2013 at Perry Memorial Hospital. She was born on Mar 31, 1934 in DePue, Illinois to Raymond Hedges and Charlotte (Piacyk) Byczynski. She attended Lamoille High School. She was a life long homemaker, was an EMT for 25 years, and worked at Gateway Services. She married Willis Hand on Nov 03, 1951 in Bettendorf, Iowa. She was a founder and dedicated member of the Wyanet Rescue Unit.
She is survived by her Husband of nearly 63 years, Willis Hand of Wyanet. Also surviving are three Ricky D. (Sandy) Hand of Princeton, Bruce Hand of Wyanet, and Darcy (Vincent) Pugh of Fort Wayne, IN. Surviving as well are 10 grnadchildren:Sandy, Dana, Randy, Josh, Jennifer, Alison, Jessica, Jordan, Jadyn, and Jetta and numerous great-grandchildren. Also surviving are five sisters.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter and one sister.
Memorials may be directed to Wyanet Rescue Unit.