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Hanna Cleland

April 19, 1927 to February 27, 2012

Hanna Cleland, of Kitchener, passed away surrounded by her family, at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on Monday February 27, 2012 at the age of 84. Hanna was a 3 year Powder Puff Champion at the Acton-Ospringe Speedway and will be remembered as Hot-Rod Hanna. She was a former member of the Independent Order of Foresters. Beloved wife of David Cleland whom she married in 1944. Loving mother of Barry of Bancroft, Lorraine Cleland-Renaud of Kitchener, Blaine (deceased 1979) and Bill and Karen of Buckhorn. Cherished grandma of Che and Helen and children Damien, Megan and Kali; Devin and Kim and daughter Adele; Jeff and Anita and children Alicia, Sara, Marcus and Jason; David and Mia and children Jem and Persephone; and special grandma of Will and Jennifer. Dear sister of Esther Prince of Bancroft and sister-in-law of Phyllis Jacklynn of Kitchener. Fondly remembered by Linda and Keith Jacob and many other nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her parents Harry and Olga (Hookland) Jacklynn, twin sister Olga and husband Harry Sanderson, sister Lavina and husband Don Robertson and brothers Andy, Harry, Richard and wife Moira, and Steve. In keeping with Hanna's wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood, on Saturday April 28, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Elma Centre Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make A Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to your charity of choice.


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