|Neil William Hanson|
July 30, 1927-Aug. 4, 2013
Neil William Hanson, 86, Pine River, passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. He was born July 30, 1927 in the Town of Saxeville, the son of William and Della (Jensen) Hanson. He was baptized and confirmed at the United Methodist Church in Poy Sippi.
Neil attended grade school at the one-room Glendale School. After eighth grade graduation, he helped his older brother and father with the family farm. Other jobs included driving milk truck, working part-time at Ward Kissinger’s sawmill, and farmhand in various locations before owning his own dairy farm.
Neil married Karen R. Pope on July 30, 1960 at the Emmaus Lutheran Church in the Town of Lind, Waupaca. She preceded him in death on Jan. 23, 2003.
Neil is survived by two sons: Roger (Marla) Hanson, Deer Lodge, MT; Gerald (Linda) Hanson, Waupaca; and one daughter: Michelle (Scott) Kasuboski, Pine River; grandchildren: Jacob Hanson, Deer Lodge, MT; Caleb, Jasmine, Isaac, and Colten Hanson, Waupaca; and Tyler, Brett, and Marcus Kasuboski, Pine River; one sister: Shirley (Kermit) Jorgensen, Wild Rose; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Neil was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: Martin, Clayton, and Calvin; and one sister: Margaret Nitzke.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Aug. 9 at 11 a.m. at Emmaus Lutheran Church on County Rd. A in the Town of Lind, Waupaca, with Pastor William E. Meier officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday, Aug. 8 from 4-7 p.m. at the Holly Funeral Home in Poy Sippi and from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at the church.
Online condolences available at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.