Patricia Jeanette Hanson, age 84, passed away at home surrounded by family on April 7, 2023.
Patricia was born to Emil and Leona (Heritz) Shimko on June 7, 1938 in Medford, Wisconsin. She went to
Ladysmith High School in Wisconsin, and continued her education at Humboldt Institute in Minnesota.
On June 27, 1959 she was united in marriage to Robert Lee Hanson.
Over the years Patricia worked as an Avon representative, at Libby’s, but her main job was being a stay-
at-home mom to her children. In her free time, she played on both the PlayStation ll and Nintendo all
the video games she could.
She is survived by her children; Julie Lueck, Kerry Wenthold, and David Hanson; sister, Sandra Veness;
and many more.
Patricia is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert; brother, Donovan Shimko; and brother in
law, Daniel Hanson.
The Buswell Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements, 715-284-2231.