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Mary Ann Hannon, 60 - January 18, 2015

Mary Ann Hannon, 60, of Brady passed away at her home north of Brady on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Brady Community Church. Cremation will take place after the service.
A visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore at North Platte, and prior to the service in Brady.
Hannon was born Feb. 8, 1954, to Glenn Howard and Rachel Ruth Fahrenbruch Steinke at McCook. Her family moved from Trenton to Manning, IA, when she was 3 years old.
She graduated from Manning High School in 1973, then attended college for a year before getting married.
On Sept. 21, 1974, she married Gerald Brian Hannon at Wichita, KS. The couple made their home in Kansas, residing at different places before moving to Nebraska. They lived in North Platte prior to settling north of Brady in 1986.
Hannon returned to college and earned a bachelor of arts degree in special education from Kearney State College in 1995. She taught special education at Maxwell Public School and received her master’s degree in 2004. She resigned from teaching in September 2005 due to her health.
?She enjoyed her farm animals and liked to help others, according to family members. She also volunteered with many different projects, and had a strong faith belonging to the Missouri Synod Lutheran Faith.
?Hannon was preceded in death by her parents, Glenn and Rachel Steinke.
Survivors include: her husband of 40 years, Gerald Hannon of Brady; her children—Molly Hannon and Ryan (Paula) Hannon, all of Brady, and Luke (Emily) Hannon of California; five grandchildren—Hope, Miguel, Wyatt, Lane and Payton; a brother, Jim (Kathy) Steinke of Cottonwood, ID; sisters-in-law—Denise (Byron) Sargent and Gail (Larry) Barnes of Wichita, KS, and Devon (Tom) Dye of Kansas, OK; a niece, Sabrina (Brian) Johnson; nephew, Jason (Michelle) Steinke; numerous other family members.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Kids Scholarship at Maranatha Bible Camp.