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Lorena F. Hanson

February 15, 1919 July 3, 2009
Lorena F. Hanson
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Lorena Florence Hanson passed away at St. Croix Regional Medical Center in St. Croix Falls, WI, on Friday, July 3, 2009, at the age of 90 years, 4 months and 18 days. Lorena was born February 15, 1919, in Centuria, WI. She went to elementary school at Woodruff School and graduated from high school at Balsam Lake, WI. During her young adult life, she worked at Dixie Lodge in Balsam Lake. Lorena was married to Glenn Kenneth Hanson on September 15, 1942. They made their home on Glenn’s family farm in Milltown. She then helped with the farm work and also worked at Duncan Yo Yo Factory in Luck, WI. She left the Yo Yo Factory to cook at the Unity School where she worked until she reached retirement age. She was known for her wonderful cooking talents and her love of flower gardening. Preceding her in death were her mother, Olga (Tolzman) MacLeod; father, David MacLeod; brother, Laverne MacLeod; and her husband of 54 years, Glenn Kenneth Hanson. Lorena is survived by her daughter, Sharon (Dowd) Monson and her husband Richard; daughter, Roxanne Biedler and her husband Frank; grandchildren, Polly (Dowd) Rudi and husband Carl Rudi, Courtney Dowd and wife Dana (Schmidt) Dowd, Bobby Biedler, Amanda Biedler; sister-in-law, Betty MacLeod; 3 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at Milltown Lutheran Church, Milltown, WI, on Monday, July 6th, at 2:00 p.m. - visitation will be held 1 hour prior and will begin at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be at the Milltown Cemetery following the service. Rowe Funeral Home of Luck, WI, was entrusted with funeral arrangements. For information call 715-472-2444.
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