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Don F. Hahn, May 27, 1937~May 12, 2015

Hahn MilitaryDon F. Hahn, 77, of Fayetteville passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville.  He was born May 27, 1937 in Sterling, IL. to Francis and Charlotte Eshelman Hahn.

He retired from the Army National Guard after twenty-eight years of service as a MSgt E-8.  Don was a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Fayetteville.  He worked in both construction and computer services.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Robert.

Survived by his wife, Donna Van Hoose Hahn, of the home; sons, Donald F. Hahn and Darin J. Hahn; and daughter, Donita J. Sellers-Hahn, all of Fayetteville; two brothers, Bill Lee Hahn; and Joe Hahn of Washington State; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Funeral services will be 6:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Beard’s Chapel with military honors and Reverend Judy Van Hoose officiating.

Visitation will follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Highlands Oncology Group, 3232 N. Northhills Blvd., Fayetteville, AR. 72703 or Hester Cemetery, c/o Shirley Hester, 5095 E. Huntsville Rd., Fayetteville, AR. 72701.

Cremation arrangements by Beard’s Chapel.

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    Linda Fritz » 13. May, 2015

    Donna, I read of your husbands passing. My sincerest condolence to you and your family.

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    Christy (Baldwin beauty shop) » 13. May, 2015

    Donna you and your family are in my prayers.

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    Brenda Been » 14. May, 2015

    So sorry for your loss. I served with Don in the National Guard. He was a really great guy. He will be missed.

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    Marsha Tuck Day » 14. May, 2015

    Darin, I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers are with your family.

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    Renae » 14. May, 2015

    Darin,
    my deepest sympathy to you and your family. May God comfort you during this time. Being human, we are selfish and want our loved ones here with us. But we know they are in a far better place than we are, with no pain, sorrow or worry. And some day we will see them again.

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    Jacque Fifer » 15. May, 2015

    My condolences to Don’s family. I have known Donna and her family for most of my life, and admire them all, as did my parents Leo and Mildred. Special prayers for Donna who suffered with him in his illness. – Jacque Fifer

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    Name » 16. May, 2015

    Donna was a bride’s maid in my wedding many years ago.
    We have kept in touch off and on through the years.
    I am sorry to hear of Don’s passing. My prayers go out to
    Donna. I will be in touch with her.

    Kathleen Howard

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    Name » 16. May, 2015

    Heard through the internet from Nancy Mays that your husband had died. I did know he had been in hospice. Just want you to know we will remember you in our thoughts and prayers.
    Martha Gould England and John England

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    Joyce Hutchinson » 16. May, 2015

    Donna, Fred, Darin and Donita: We are all so sorry that Don has left our mountian top for a better place. The mountian is pretty close to heaven you know. You all have always been more than great neighbors, you are family to us. Don’s laughter and open heart will be missed by many.
    Feel our prayers, love and hugs,
    Joyce and family.

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    Rhonda Rich » 16. May, 2015

    Darin and family,
    I’m so sorry about your loss. I only met him a few times, but he had a great sense of humor
    and was so nice. What a relief that he won’t have to suffer anymore.
    My prayers are with you during this difficult time.

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    Carol Cole Eiseman » 18. May, 2015

    Donna, the email went our to classmates about Don’s death, and I have been thinking about you and praying for you. I am so sorry for your loss. I hope that your health is remaining good. I would like to see you. Hugs, Carol

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    Katie Day McCoy » 19. May, 2015

    Donna & family,
    I am so sorry to hear of Don’s passing. I hate to think another of our Fayetteville High School Class of 1955
    has slipped away for us. Death can steel our loved ones away from us but never take the memories that will warm your hearts in the days to come.
    Sincerely, Katie Day McCoy

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    Carol Eshelman Koza » 20. May, 2015

    Dearest Donna and Family, our sincere sympathies to you at this sad time. I have many fond memories of the Hahn and Eshelman kids in our childhood days in Prophetstown. May sweet memories of Don bring you comfort and peace now and always.
    Love and Aloha,
    Carol Koza