Obit: Hanson, Sheila R. (1934 - 2015)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Fritsche, Fry, Hanson, Hause, Matzek, Mundt, Poehnelt, Van DeWalle

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 4/23/2015

Hanson, Sheila R. (Hause) (17 JUN 1934 - 20 APR 2015)

Sheila R. Hanson, 80, Medford, died on Monday, April 20 at Aspirus-Medford Hospital, where she had been taken earlier by ambulance.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 24 at 11 am, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford, with Rev. Brian Mundt officiating. Interment will be at Hillside Cemetery in Ogema on Friday at 2 pm.

Hemer Funeral Homes in Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family with arrangements.

The former Sheila Hause was born in June 17, 1934 in Ogema to the late Chester W. and Matilda (Tillie) (Fry) Hause. She attended Ogema Elementary School and was a graduate of Westboro High School. She worked as a clerk at the Ogema grocery store and at a cheese factory.

On April 11, 1953, she married Lester J. Hanson, who survives. She was a housewife and mother. They moved to Medford in 1967.

She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and its Ladies Aid. She enjoyed her grandchildren, knitting, quilting, fishing, baking, visiting with family and friends, watching the Packers, Badgers and Brewers, and going to the lake of the Pines.

In addition to her husband, survivors include a son, Steve (Marianne), Medford; a daughter Susan (Tom) Fritsche, Antigo; a brother Chet (Marcy) Hause of Phillips; a sister-in-law, Aggie Hause of Ogema; a brother-in-law, George (Pat) Hanson of Westboro; grandchildren, Christopher Hanson, Caren (Jason) Van DeWalle, Luke (Alyssa Matzek) Fritsche, Josh (Ashley) Fritsche, and Sandy Poehnelt; and two great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two siblings, Rodney Hause and Virginia Hause in infancy.

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