Edward Omer Hanger, 69, of Tonto Basin, Ariz., died July 16, 2000, in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was born March 2, 1931, in Tempe, Ariz. and was a lifetime resident of Arizona.
Mr. Hanger was a graduate of Tempe High School and Arizona State University. He was a master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force before retiring.
Survivors include, his wife, Sondra Hanger, of Tonto Basin.; one son, Dale Gerken of Natchitoches, La.; four sisters, Frances Rachert of Peoria, Ariz., Kathryn Bunger of Welder, Idaho, Irene Reese of Mesa, Ariz., and Marian Lober of Phoenix; one brother, Dick Hanger of Higley, Ariz.; and one grandchild.
Services were held today (July 21) at the Tonto Basin Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.