William Hanson Sr., 91, of Stephenson, Mich. passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Roubal Care and Rehab Center. He was born October 26, 1928 in Marinette, Wis. to the late Elmer and Louise (Adams) Hanson. Bill served his Country proudly in the military during WWII.
After being honorably discharged, he began working for the Menominee County Road Commission as a heavy equipment operator. On June 10, 1950 he married Clara Schainstine in Stephenson, Mi. Clara preceded him in death on June 26, 2012. Bill was a member of the Stephenson Lions Club and the VFW. He greatly enjoyed hunting, fishing and being in the woods making firewood.
Bill is survived by his son Robert (Floreta) Hanson of Stephenson, Mich. and daughter-in-law Tina Hanson of Ingalls, Mich.; 8 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. He is further survived by a brother Glen (Evelyn) Hanson of Stephenson, Mich. and many nieces and nephews. Bill was preceded by his wife Clara, parents, 2 sons Ronald and William Jr.
Visitation for Bill will be on Monday, December 9, 2019 at Anderson-Diehm Funeral Home beginning at 4:00pm until the time of Military Honors by the American Legion at 6:00pm with a memorial service to follow. Burial will be in Bethesda Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.andersondiehm.com
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