Longtime resident of Camden, Hanni Hendel died peacefully at the Homestead in Cushing March 23, 2013. She was under the care of hospice.

Hanni was born in East Prussia, Germany and came to the United States in 1953. She moved to 144 Bayview St. in Camden in 1954. She married George Wellington Brown, who died in 1962. He had been in the U.S. Intelligence and was a noted international photographer.

Hanni met and married Geerd N. Hendel a prominently known naval architect in 1966. Geerd died in 1998 at the age of 95.

She is survived by an extended family in Germany, a son Harald Liedtke and granddaughter, Ragna Liedtke.

Her daughter Brigitte M. Gefrich, and grandson Douglas Schulman survive her in the US.

Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home, & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain St., Camden.