Lillian L. Hanson, age 78, of Manistee passed away unexpectedly Friday evening, October 11, 2013 at West Shore Medical Center.
She was born in Manistee on March 2, 1935, the daughter of the late Orlo and Marie (Olson) Brooks. She was a graduate of Manistee High School, Class of 1953. She was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. On August 18, 1956 she was united in marriage to John A. ‘Jack’ Hanson.
She was a member of the Manistee United Methodist Church and the West Shore Medical Center Auxiliary.
Lillian is survived by her husband Jack, her sons, John Hanson Jr. and Jeff Hanson, both of Manistee; her daughters, Cathy Garland of Manistee and Beth Ann (John) McCafferty of Beaver Island; and by 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Lillian was also preceded in death by her sisters, Orlene Small and Beverly Brooks, by her brothers, Harold and Orlo Brooks, Jr.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, October 26th at 11:00 a.m. at the Manistee United Methodist Church with Rev. David Selleck officiating. Final interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church for an hour prior to services.
The family has requested that those wanting to remember Lillian consider a gift in her memory to either the Manistee United Methodist Church or West Shore Medical Center Auxiliary.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Johnson Funeral Home of Manistee.