Herman Hanser

Obituary of Herman Hanser

Herman Henry Hanser, 78, husband of Juanita Alice Lambert Hanser, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at The Lakes of Litchfield.

Born on March 18, 1940, in Georgetown County, he was a son of the late Rudolph Carl “Dock” Hanser and the late Esther Bauer Hanser McKenzie. Mr. Hanser attended Pawleys Island Community Church and retired from CSX Railroad after 42 years of service. He and his wife were the owners and operators of the Hanser House Restaurant. Mr. Hanser enjoyed hunting, fishing and collecting sea shells.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Juanita Alice Lambert Hanser of Pawleys Island; four children, Geneva Alice Hanser McKenzie (Steven) of Pawleys Island, Herman Henry Hanser, Jr. (Lisa) of Andrews, Patrice Michelle Hanser Howell of Myrtle Beach and Heath Hawkins Hanser of Pawleys Island; six grandchildren, Crystal Nichole McKenzie of Murrells Inlet, Ashley Danielle McKenzie of Murrells Inlet, Savanna Dallas McKenzie of Pawleys Island, Donnie Parsons (Buffy) of Georgetown, Chris Parsons of Andrews and Brad Parsons (Kellie) of Georgetown; 17 great grandchildren; one sister, Irene Lambert (Elbert) of Andrews; two brothers, Rudolph Carl Hanser, Jr. (Betty Jo) of Andrews and Robert Dock Hanser (Joyce) of Andrews; one half-brother, JR McKenzie (Penny) of Andrews; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Hanser Cooper.

A memorial service will be held at 4 PM Sunday, March 3, 2019 in the Pawelys Island Community Church Chapel.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM in the Pawleys Island Community Church Chapel.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400 McLean, VA 22102 or to Pawleys Island Community Church, In Honor of the Alzheimer's Support Group, 10304 Ocean Hwy Pawleys Island, SC 29585. 

Online condolences may be left at www.ridgewayfh.com

Ridgeway Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements. (843) 485-4242

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