Genevieve Eckhoff Hanscheck, 87, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009.

She was born in New Jersey on June 29, 1922. She married Henry Martin "Hank" Hanscheck of Corpus Christi on March 4, 1956 in Alice. She valued education and was extremely active throughout her children's school years, often serving in the PTA, as a homeroom mom, and school volunteer. She and her husband, Hank, owned and operated Garden Equipment Sales Inc. in Calallen since 1970.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman I. and Genevieve Wall Eckhoff; and her brother, Walter Herman Emil Eckhoff.

She is survived by her husband, Henry Martin (Hank) Hanscheck of Corpus Christi; two sons, Henry Herman (Hank) Hanscheck of Kingsbury, and David Martin Hanscheck of Mason; one daughter, Susan Renee Hanscheck of Corpus Christi; two daughters-in-law, Debbie Hanscheck of Kingsbury, and Sandy Brown Hanscheck of Mason; nine grandchildren, Cody Hanscheck, Meagan Hanscheck, and Dillon Hanscheck of Kingsbury, Danielle Hanscheck of Houston, Michael Hanscheck, Jessica Hanscheck, and Courtney Hanscheck of Mason, and Joshua Darren Hanscheck and Kathryn Renee Hanscheck of Corpus Christi; and one great-granddaughter, Alexa Nicole of Kingsbury.

Services for Genevieve will be private.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home