Michael J Hanich MD  November 6 1947  January 1 2022

Michael J Hanich MD November 6 1947 January 1 2022

November 6 1947 January 1 2022
Michael Hanich, MD, 74 of Kearney passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family. A funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 6, 2022 at St. James Catholic Church with Father Art Faesser officiating. Interment will follow at Kearney Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home in Kearney. The family requests those attending to please wear masks. In Lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family for future designation. Condolences may be shared online at www.osrfh.com. Services are entrusted to O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral and Cremation Services. Michael John Hanich was born November 6, 1947 in Holdrege, Nebraska to Norman and Anna Marie (Dalton) Hanich. He was raised in Holdrege, NE where he attended Holdrege High School, graduating with the class of 1966. Michael later earned degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and later the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He then served two years in the Army as a physician. On May 3, 1975, Michael was united in marriage to Karen Chalfant in Guthrie Center, IA. To this union three children were blessed. Dr. Hanich was a physician at Kearney Clinic for 34 years, retiring in 2013. He also served as the Medical Director at Mt. Carmel Home until 2019. He enjoyed golfing, Husker sports, traveling and anything to do with his family. Michael was a member of St. James Catholic Church and the Physicians Emeritus Group. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Karen Hanich; daughter, Kristen Hanich; son, Paul Hanich all of Kearney; grandson, Zackary Hanich-Pasco of Lincoln; sister, Shellee (Mark) Kersenbrock of Omaha; sister-in-law, Robyn Hanich of Olathe, KS; brother-in-law, Gary (Sue) Harlan of Wickenburg, AZ; as well as many nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. Michael was preceded in death by his parents; son, Mark Hanich; brother, Steven Hanich; and his sister, Terri Harlan. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Michael J. Hanich MD please visit our Sympathy Store.

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Death notice for the town of: Kearney, state: Nebraska

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