Erich Frank Hahne


Erich Frank Hahne passed away at the age of 59 on June 6, 2024, at his home in Grand Blanc, Michigan surrounded by those he loved after a courageous 2 year battle with cancer. In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family on Erich’s Tribute Wall at detroitcremationsociety.com.

Erich was born on January 4, 1965, in Detroit, Michigan, to Dr. Otto H. Hahne and Rosella Julian. He graduated from The Roeper School in 1983 and studied briefly at Michigan State University. Erich enjoyed anything involving the outdoors such as hunting and spending time in the U.P. at his favorite place in the forest, “The Murf”. He loved working with his hands and showed his creativity and precision through everything did, but especially woodworking, antler craftsmanship, and remodeling homes for some very special people including his own home. He loved being a father and was a devoted husband. Erich was a creative, genuine, heroic, tough, and loyal man of the highest integrity and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Erich is survived by his beloved wife Connie, his treasured children Ian and Erika, Stepsons Paul, Jake, and Jesse. Grandsons Jaxon and Roman. Brothers Otto & wife Jerrianne, Steven & wife Sarah. Several nieces, nephews and extended family. As well as his precious puppies Dude & Olive and grand puppy Lily.

Special thank you to Keith and Christine Scalzo.

Erich is preceded in death by his dear Father and Mother.

A celebration honoring Erich’s beautiful life will take place on July 21st, 2024 at The River Rock Bar & Grill 15100 Dixie Hwy, Holly, MI 48442 3pm – 7pm.

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16 Condolences

  1. Jimmie Wells on June 12, 2024 at 3:51 pm

    So sorry Connie prayers for you and your family



  2. Shannon on June 12, 2024 at 3:58 pm

    What a great picture of Erich! Sending all of you my deepest condolences and unconditional love.



  3. Pat Gleason on June 12, 2024 at 5:16 pm

    I attended the Roeper School with Erich and am so saddened by his passing. He was far too young. My condolences to all who knew and loved him.



  4. Scott Gordon on June 12, 2024 at 5:23 pm

    Erich was simply the best!



  5. Renee Gossett Hagy on June 12, 2024 at 6:12 pm

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. I’m praying for peace and comfort for you and your children. Love and hugs to you, Renee



  6. Judy (Jackson) Tucker on June 12, 2024 at 8:10 pm

    So sorry for your loss Connie. You and your family are in my prayers❤️🙏🏻



  7. Troy and Lynne Blake on June 12, 2024 at 8:44 pm

    Erich was such a good guy. I really enjoyed visiting with him and Connie while up at the cabin. He was always so happy and you could tell he loved being up north. Going to miss seeing him. So sorry for your loss. Love , Lynne and Troy



  8. Roxanne Rogers on June 12, 2024 at 11:41 pm

    This man was awesome! I will never forget the car chases that we used to do while at Roeper and the conversations we had. You will be missed 🫶🏽



  9. Robert MacDonald on June 13, 2024 at 8:05 am

    My condolences to the family.



  10. Andrea Drapek on June 13, 2024 at 8:53 am

    I worked with Erich in our very early twenties at a bank in Pontiac and formed a very special friendship with him and Christine. I have wonderful memories of Erich and will hold him close in my heart forever. I’ll pray for you, Christine , his children, and anyone touched by his very special soul. 🙏🏻 ❤️



  11. Kathy greene on June 13, 2024 at 10:21 am

    My deepest sympathies for all of the family. He fought a hard battle an never gave up. That’s what you call a Hero!



  12. Vania Hall on June 13, 2024 at 10:53 am

    My fond memory is from our Roeper days. We were both avid roller skaters and I will always remember our debates about whether speed or artistic was the better or more difficult sport. We would compare notes about the different rinks we had skated at.
    Erich was always fun to be around and I will miss his updates. My sincere condolences to the entire family. It was evident in his posts how proud he was of each one of you and how deeply you are loved. May that love and your memories comfort you in the days ahead.



  13. Teri Telman Mizinski on June 13, 2024 at 8:47 pm

    My condolences to the family, hugs for everyone. Erich was one of a kind such a giving soul. Strength and prayers to the family.



  14. Kathy Boyce on June 14, 2024 at 6:13 am

    So sorry Connie✝️



  15. Lin Callahan on June 17, 2024 at 11:31 am

    Prayers of comfort for you Connie and your precious family. Keep your sweet smiling spirit🤗💓🙏



  16. Chuck Julian on July 8, 2024 at 6:18 am

    Connie, I am so sorry to hear of Erich’s passing. I mostly knew him when he was a child and only connected a few times as an adult, but thought the world of him. He will be missed. I plan to try to attend his service on July 21.



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