Obit: Hanson, Marko Juan (1942 - 2016)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Dean, Hanson, Johnson, Larson, Trewyn

----Source: The Heindl Funeral Home (Prentice, WI) 3/09/2016

Hanson, Marko Juan (18 OCT 1942 - 4 MAR 2016)

Marko Juan Hanson, 73, Town of Prentice, died at his home on Friday, March 4, 2016.

He was born on October 18, 1942, in Whitehall, Wisconsin, the son of Robert and Mavis (Larson) Hanson.

He attended Wisconsin State University in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and then the University of Montana where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree.

He was married to Linda Johnson in Whitehall, Wisconsin, in May of 1964. He was employed as a Forester by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources his entire working career, primarily in the Mercer, Wisconsin, area, retiring in 2002. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Phillips, and of the American Society of Foresters.

In his free time he enjoyed the outdoors, especially hiking and hunting, travel with a great fondness for the West, was an avid horse person, and enjoyed the company of his dog, Tory.

He is survived by one son, Jeffrey (Rita), River Falls, Wisconsin, by three grandchildren, Shane, Tyler, and Addison, by his mother, Mavis, Pigeon Falls, WI; by one brother, Rolf (Elizabeth), Holman, WI; and by one sister, Mary (Ron) Dean, Chippewa Falls, WI. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda, in 1995, and is also preceded in death by his father, Robert.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00A.M. on Saturday, March 12, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Phillips with Pastor John Trewyn officiating. Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services. Interment will be in the Town of Lincoln Cemetery in Whitehall, Wisconsin.

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The Heindl Funeral Home in Prentice is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.



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