Hannah Evans Corbin, age 97, of Wausau, Wisconsin passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 7, 2022.
Hannah was born October 7th, 1924 in Gorseinon, Wales, UK to William J. and Edith P. (Miles) Evans. The eighth of eleven children, Hannah emigrated to Gary, Indiana where she grew up with her brothers and sisters. Hannah married her high school sweetheart, Duane L. Corbin following his service in the United States Army in 1944. They were married for 65 years and resided in Wausau where they raised their five children.
Hannah was a loving wife and partner to our father, who always referred to her as “Pink”, because it was her favorite color. She was a wonderful mother, faithful friend, and Christian example to her five children, Tim, Jeff, Brenda, Wendy, and Nancy. She was an active member of the Immanuel Baptist Church, Rib Mountain, and over the years was involved in PTA, AWANA, enjoyed Bridge, bible study, traveling, reading, and socializing with her friends. Her kindness to others, her ability to listen endlessly, and her love and support was known to everyone who knew her. She was well versed in politics, human rights, Christianity, and an advocate for those less fortunate. Hannah was an energetic and beautiful woman, inside and out.
Hannah was preceded in death by her parents and her nine brothers and sisters, husband, Duane in 2009, son, Jeffrey in 2017, and grandson, Chad Corbin in 2011. Survivors include her son, Timothy Corbin, Eau Claire, three daughters, Brenda Corbin, Eveleth, MN, Wendy (David) Kijek, Sun Prairie, Nancy Corbin (John Pascutti), Muskego, and one sister, Phillipa Springer, Plainfield, IL; daughter-in-law, Cathy Corbin and daughter-in-law, Sue Corbin; 9 grandchildren, Chris (Terrie) Corbin, Ben (Sarah) Corbin, and Robert Corbin, Sara Osegard, Evan Kijek, Katy (Noah Burke) Corbin, Seth Corbin, Anthony Pascutti, and Sophie Pascutti, 3 great-grandchildren, Corbin Osegard, Hannah and Ava Corbin.
“Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you:
not as the world giveth, give I unto you.
Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
Memorial Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 8th 2022 with Visitation at 10:00 a.m., at Immanuel Baptist Church, Rib Mountain. Pastor Gary Butler will officiate.
Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com.
The family would like to thank the St. Croix Hospice, members of the Immanuel Baptist Church, her Lunch Bunch, special friends Sandy and Eddie and wonderful neighbors, Dave, Emma and Larry and the Riehl family for their love and kindness in caring for our mother through the years.
Donations to the St. Croix Hospice, American Heart Association, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, or Gideons International would be most appreciated.