Elke Hanna, 57, of Grand Island, Florida passed away May 23, 2014 at Florida Hospital in Orlando. Elke is survived by her husband Anthony M. Hanna, two daughters Sandra dee Schmidt, Melissa Brown (John), two sons Steve Schmidt, Richie Henry, Step sons Marco Bochmann (Dawn), Christian Bochmann (Lacey), ten grandchildren. She was loving wife, mother, and grandmother, she worked in merchandising for the commisaries on the military bases that Anthony served at. She was a member of the Centtral NY Bird Breeders, the Golden Conures International, and was highly involved with the conservation of the Golden Conures. She was a writer as well and her writings have been accepted to be published in the U.K. book "The Secret Life of the Golden Conures" with profits going to the Golden Conure survival fund.