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Iona Sue Hand

d. December 8, 2020

Iona Sue Hand

Iona "Sue" (Booth) Hand, 96, of Antwerp, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at Hickory Creek Nursing Home, Hicksville, Ohio.

Sue was born on September 26, 1924, to the late Alfred and Lottie Booth. She was a 1942 graduate of Antwerp High School.

On September 25, 1943, she was united in marriage with Justus Seymour Hand, a happy union that lasted until both were in their nineties. 

Sue loved the farm life, piano playing, card playing, crossword puzzles, dancing, and time spent with her family and friends. She exuded a girlish charm right up until the end and will be deeply missed by her loved ones, including her children, David (Debra) Hand, Janet (Terry) Foust, and Roger (Jennifer) Hand. 

Also in bereavement are her grandchildren, Andrew (Jennifer) Hand, Casey Hand, Jassmine (Andrew) Reyes, Daniel (Amber) Foust, and Irenia Hand, as well as great-grandchildren, Kirsten Hand, Jake Ryan, Landyn Reyes, Kiera Reyes, Taylor Steibling, Quintin Reyes, Mariano Reyes, and Anderson Foust.

Sue was preceded in death by her husband and beloved sisters, Rose Gorgas and Charlotte Keel.

She will be laid to rest privately. 

Memorials may be directed to Hickory Creek at Hicksville, 401 Fountain St., Hicksville, OH 43526

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