Beverly “Bev” Philomena Hanson, age 73, of Delano, died Monday, April 9, 2012.
She was born to Clara “Callie” and Theodore Shoemaker in Morris. Bev was a graduate with the class of 1957 in Morris.
A wife, mother, grandmother, godmother, and friend to all who knew and loved her, Bev will be remembered for her love of grandchildren, travel, gambling, shopping, eating out, and cooking. Her grandchildren are going to miss her hugs, special K bars, and her banana bread the most.
Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Clara Shoemaker; her sisters, Donna Christianson, Artis Kuhn, and LaVahn Roering, and a nephew, Chad Heilman.
She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Jon Hanson; her children, Jean Hanson (Brian), Mark and Brenda Hanson, and Mathew and Rhonda Hanson; five grandchildren: Tyler (14), Ben (9), Nathan (9), Lily (7) and Nick (6); her sister, Betty Goodpasture (Roger); as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, April 13 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano. with interment at the St. Joseph Cemetery in Delano.
Visitation will take place in the church was Thursday, April 12, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the church, with a rosary at 3:30 p.m.; and continued at the church Friday, one hour prior to the services.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.