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Gayleia ‘Gay’ June Hahn
Gayleia “Gay” June Hahn passed away surrounded by her family on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at 11:07 p.m. in the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio at the age of 74 years, 10 months, and 27 days. Gay was born March 27, 1938, in Choate, Texas, the daughter of Erwin and Bertha Lee Bingham Gisler.
On Aug. 29, 1987, Gay married August “Sonny” Hahn in Leesville. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Kenedy.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband of more than 25 years, Sonny; her sister, Pansy Doreck; and her brothers, Jerry, Erwin, and Ronnie Gisler.
Gay is survived by her daughters, Laura Gordon and husband Dale of Pandora, Nancy Everett and husband Michael of Converse, Susan Wilkerson and husband John of Gonzales, and Mary Jane Allen of Palestine; her son, Russell Schnitz of Kenedy; her sisters, Janet Rossen of Duncanville and Connie Buesing of Nordheim; her brothers, Richard Gisler of Runge and John Gisler of Pettus; her beloved grandchildren, Wesley and Justin Gordon, Jason and Jeremiah Bertling, Ryan and D’Laine Wilkerson, and Jasmine and Chelsea Allen. She is also survived by Sonny’s children.
Visitation was held on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 5-7 p.m. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel in Kenedy.
A funeral service was held on Friday at 10 a.m. in the First Baptist Church in Kenedy, with the Rev. T.J. Burris officiating.
Interment followed in the Karnes City Cemetery in Karnes City.
Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church Kenedy, 209 E. School St., Kenedy, TX 78119; or The American Heart Association, P.O. Box 841125, Dallas, TX 75284.
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