In Memory Of

Gloria J. Hanson

August 6, 1949 - January 1, 2022

Thursday, January 6th, 2022 - 9:30am to 10:30am
St. Bernard - St. Hedwig's Catholic Church
111 North Church Street
Thorp, WI  54771

Thursday, January 6th, 2022 - 10:30am
St. Bernard - St. Hedwig's Catholic Church
111 North Church Street
Thorp, WI  54771

Full Obituary

     GLORIA J. HANSON, age 72, of Thorp, WI, passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2022 at Aspirus Stanley Hospital in Stanley, WI.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at St. Bernard-St. Hedwig's Catholic Church in Thorp, with Rev. Baskaran Sandhiyagu officiating.  Burial will be held 11am on Friday at All Saints Catholic Cemetery in Des Plaines, IL  Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday, from 9:30am until time of service.
     Gloria Jean Hanson was born on August 6, 1949 at Victory Hospital, in Stanley, the daughter of Joseph C. and Florence L. (Tomczak) Hanson.  As a young child, her family moved to Grafton, WI where she was raised and received her education, graduating from Grafton High School in 1967.  After high school, Gloria moved to Glenview, IL where she held various jobs before becoming employed at Bally's Fitness in their day care center for more than 10 years.  She moved to Thorp in 2008 after her mother's death, and resided there until the time of her death.
     She had many interests, but especially enjoyed writing letters, talking on the phone, solving crossword puzzles, coloring, and crafting.
     Gloria was a member of St. Bernard-St. Hedwig's Catholic Church and its Parish Council of Catholic Women.
     She is survived by two children: Brian Hanson of Pana, IL and Jill Hanson of Chicago, IL; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister: Patty Hanson-Kobierski of Lebanon, TN; one niece, Kerry Gallagher, of Lebanon, TN; other relatives and friends.
     Gloria was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, David Hanson; and one niece, Katie Gallagher.