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Chris Hanson

Published On: Jun 25 2013 05:53:06 AM CDT
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MADISON-Chris Hanson, age 72, of Madison, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2013.

He was born on Dec. 13, 1940, in Madison, the son of Odin and Bernice (Hayden) Hanson. Chris attended St. Bernard’s Elementary and Edgewood High School. He earned his BA and MBA from UW-Madison. Chris was also a member of the UW Boxing Team and served in the Air National Guard. He retired in 1998, as comptroller with the Madison Metropolitan School District for 32 years. Chris loved golfing, bowling, skiing, and playing cards. Chris was an avid Badgers and Packers fan, as well.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Thompson) Hanson; children, David (Leslie) Hanson, Eric Hanson, and Jay (Lynn) Hanson; grandchildren, Stacey, Joshua, Francesca, Sam, and Max Hanson; mother of his children, Rosalie Moondancer; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Mary O’Deane “Deane” Hoffman, and Jim Hanson.

Memorial services will be held at IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5101 Schofield St., Monona, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2013, with Father Bart Timmerman presiding. Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, June 28, 2013, and also at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday. Memorials may be made to Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and Agrace HospiceCare.

A special thank you to the staff of Dean Oncology and St. Mary’s Hospital for their incredible care and support.

Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

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

Visitation:
Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, June 28, 2013, and also at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday.

Service:
Memorial services will be held at IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5101 Schofield St., Monona, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2013, with Father Bart Timmerman presiding.

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