OREGON – June Elaine Hanson, age 65, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully at home Friday, July 27, 2012 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.June was born on July 3, 1947 in Madison, WI to Garfield and Helen (Doerfer) Schmid.She grew up on a dairy farm outside of Verona and was a life long member of St. James Lutheran Church.June attended grade school in a one room school house and graduated from Verona High School in 1965.June met her husband Chuck at their five year class reunion and they were married on February 17, 1973 at St. James.She held various positions with the county and state but her priority was raising her two children.June earned her paralegal certificate from M.A.T.C. in 1993.She thoroughly enjoyed antiquing, reading and good conversation.After retiring from work she became involved with the Oregon Friends of the Library, serving as president and treasurer. She also served ten years on the Board of Trustees of the South Central Library System.Most of all she loved spending time with her family at home and up at the lake.She will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her husband Chuck (“Charlie” to June), children Karl (Sue) and Kristen and granddaughter Anna Elaine.Further survived by her brother Keith Schmid, sister Mary McAllister, many cousins and other family.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, August 3, 2012, at 11:00AM at ST. JAMES LUTHERAN CHURCH, 427 South Main Street, Verona, with Rev. Kurt Billings officiating and Bill Wineke co-officiating. Visitation will be held at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 220 Enterprise Dr, Verona, on Thursday, August 2, 2012 from 5:00PM until 8:00PM. Additional visitation at the church on Friday from 10:00AM until time of service.
Gifts of flowers, which June loved, are appreciated or donations may be made to Oregon Friends of the Library, 256 Brook Street, Oregon, WI 53575 and Oregon Food Pantry, 117 Spring Street, Oregon, WI 53575.