Phoebe J. Hanson
Phoebe J. Hanson, age 91, of Dodgeville, passed away on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Sienna Crest in Mineral Point, following a long illness.
The former Phoebe Williams was born on January 23, 1923 in Dodgeville to William and Mary (Samson) Williams. She was a 1940 graduate of the Dodgeville High School. Phoebe married Curtis L. Hanson on July 24, 1941. The couple farmed side by side in the Dodgeville area until March of 1968 when they bought their farm just East of Dodgeville.
Phoebe also worked at Amphenol, Silicon Sensors and retired from Lands’ End in 1980. Phoebe was a dedicated member of Plymouth Congregational Church and the church circle. She and Curt were instrumental in starting the Church Pasty Sales in 1955. She was also a member of the Governor Dodge Rebekah Lodge #74 and the Holly Head Homemakers. Phoebe enjoyed farming, dancing, traveling and time spent with her family. A very giving person, Phoebe would give anyone a ride when needed.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Curtis on March 10, 2000; a daughter, Mary Hanson; her parents; and two sisters, Alwin Williams and Anna Mae Thorson.
Phoebe is survived by a son, Bill (Nancy) Hanson of Dodgeville; two daughters, Nancy (Don) Harrington of Madison and Ruth (Norm) Kubiak of Bailey’s Harbor; two grandsons, Doug Hanson of Marshfield and Michael (Alyx) Hanson of Dodgeville; four great grandchildren, Bailey, Lizzie, Griffin and Max Hanson; her niece and nephew, Kay Kauth and Walt Thorson; Curt’s brothers and sisters, Ray Hanson of Mineral Point; Annabelle Cutler of Black Earth; Albert (Ruth) Hanson of Eau Claire; Marvin (Phyllis) Hanson of Mineral Point and Lucille Hanson of Avoca as well as other nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 A.M. Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Lulloff-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home in Dodgeville. Rev. Daniel S. Yeazel will officiate with burial in East Side Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 10:00 A.M.
In lieu of flowers, memorial to the Alzheimer’s Association would be greatly appreciated.
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