Alice C. Hanson

MADISON – Alice C. (Blanchar) Hanson, age 86, of Madison, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 at UW Hospital.

She graduated from Middleton High School in 1944. Alice waitressed at Troia Steakhouse in Madison, where she met the love of her life, Odin Hanson. Alice and Odin married in 1961. She waitressed and various places including the Cuba Club. Alice was very proud of her grandchildren and was devoted to her family.

She is survived by her children, Margaret McGlynn, Karen (Patrick) Lambert, Alan (Deedee) Hanson and Kevin Hanson; grandchildren, Corrina, Chantel, John, Michael, Amanda, Jacob and Skye; and a brother, Robert Blanchar. Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Odin Hanson; daughter, Patricia McGlynn; son, Gary Smith; granddaughter, Jordan Alice Hanson; and siblings, David Blanchar, Phyllis Groth and Marcia Ley.

Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until time of the service on Monday. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Dr.
(608) 221-5420

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