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Obituary: Charles E. Hahn, Nineveh

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Charles E. Hahn, 66, of Nineveh, died on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was born on December 11, 1946, in Indianapolis, to the late Ernest and Mary Hahn.

Charles graduated from Sacred Heart Central High School in 1965 before being drafted in 1967 into the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict where he fought during the TET offensive. From 1967 until 2006, Charles made his career in the Army, retiring as a heavy duty machinery engineer.

He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars for 46 years, the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Vietnam Veterans Association, Retired Military Veterans Association, COOTIS, the Moose Lodge, the Elks Lodge, and the Eagles Lodge. He was an avid bowler and Colts fan and he enjoyed hunting a fishing.

He married his lifelong friend, Donna Williams, in 2007. He and Donna were members of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Edinburgh, IN, where he was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was known for his hearty laugh and loud voice. He will be missed by many who knew him.

He is survived by his loving wife of six years, Donna Williams; his six children, Kenneth Human (Teresa) of Roachdale, Linda Human Searles (Larry) of Fillmore, Tim Williams (Dawn) of Coatesville, Jenny Williams Chamness (Don) of Avon, Ron Human (Valerie) of Roachdale and Colleen Human Shew of Mooresville. He is also survived by 25 grandchildren ( 22 granddaughters and 3 grandsons), and 17 great-grandchildren.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 12 noon, Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 100 Keeley St., Edinburgh, IN 46124, with Father John Beitans as celebrant. There will also be a memorial service held at Mooresville VFW Post No. 1111 at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, November 11, 2013.

Arrangements were entrusted to Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service & Crematory. Contributions may be made to Veteran and Family Services through the VFW. Friends may visit to sign the guestbook or share a memory.

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