Peggy Hanes, age 69 of Lima, passed at 12:03 p.m., Sunday, at St. Rita’s Mercy Health. She was born May 3, 1952 in Lima, Ohio to the late Maynard and Mary K. Stalter Moore. On July 12, 1980 she married Kenneth I. ‘Kenny’ Hanes, who passed on April 12, 2007.
Peggy graduated from Elida High School and was a homemaker. Peggy and Ken were foster parents to 513 children. She will be remembered for her big heart, her arms always open, and her home open to anyone in need.
She is survived by 11 children – – Melissa Rimes of Lima; James (Brittany) Hanes of Lima; Chad (Amy) Hanes of Lima; Kenneth Eric (Kelley) Hanes of Lima; Ryan Matthew (Sarah) Hanes of Lima; Mark Kenneth Hanes of Findlay; John Hanes of Lima; Jason Hanes of Lima; Thomas Hanes of Lima; JR Hanes of Lima; Michael Hanes of Columbus; and Onna Hanes of Lima; 17grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; 2 brothers – Robert (MaryAnn) Moore and Jeff Moore, both of Elida.
No public services or visitations are planned. Private graveside services held in St. Matthew Cemetery, near Cridersville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the West Ohio Food Bank, 1380 East Kibby Street, Lima, Ohio 45804.