In Loving Memory of
Norma Jean (Bellwood) Hankamer
Norma Jean Hankamer
SANTA FE- Mrs. Norma Jean “Granny” Hankamer went to be with the Lord and to see her new home that her husband Henry Reid Hankamer has been building for her in heaven on, Sunday, May 31, 2015.
Born June 19, 1936 in Akron, Iowa to Lowell and Doris Bellwood, Norma had been a resident of Santa Fe for 60 years. She met and married the love of her life, Henry, in Sioux City, Iowa, and as newlyweds they moved to Texas and they started their forever together, a union that would last 56 years until his death in 2010. She was a proud founding member of Beta Sigma Phi, chapter Epsilon Nu Master since 1968. She spent her life creating a loving home for her family and friends and had a passion for hosting holiday gatherings.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lowell and Doris Bellwood and husband, Henry Reid Hankamer. Survivors include her sons, Rick Hankamer and wife, Lisa of Alvin, Rodney Hankamer and wife, Janet, Rusty Hankamer and wife, Kathy all of Santa Fe; brother, Greg Bellwood of Akron, IA; grandchildren, Adam, Melissa, Ryan, Dwayne, Jeff, Jonathan and her special angel, Kaylene; great grandchildren, Maybree, Andrew, Alex and Sylus.
Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home, 10412 Highway 6, (409) 925-3501 with memorial services beginning at 7:00 p.m. A private cremation will be conducted under the direction of Hayes Funeral Home.