Raymond A. Hanson, age 91, passed away on Thur. Nov. 17, 2016 at Maplewood Nursing Home in Sauk City. He was born in Poynette on May 25, 1925 to the late Andrew and Gertrude (Peterson) Hanson. Ray served in the United States Army 1st Calvary during both WWII and the Korean War. After 22 years of Military Service he retired in 1965. He later went on to work at Underwriters Laboratories for 17 years. He married Maggie Hart in Nov. 1969, she preceded him in death in 1987. Ray was a member of the Lachmund-Cramer VFW Post 7694 of Prairie du Sac, and a member of the Masonic Lodge Temple in Wheeling, IL.
He will be missed by his friends and family.
A visitation will be held from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at Hooverson Funeral Home, 251 Water St., Sauk City on Wed. Nov. 23, 2016. Military Honors will be provided at 11:00 am by the Lachmund-Cramer VFW Post 7694. Interment will be held in the Southern Wisconsin Veteran Cemetery in Union Grove, WI.
Ray’s friends and family would like to express their sincere gratitude and appreciation to the entire staff at Maplewood for the care Ray received.