Mark S. Hanson, Janesville, WI (1949-2014)
July 28, 1949 - April 19, 2014
Mark S. Hanson, age 64, of Janesville, died Saturday, April 19, 2014. He was born on July 28, 1949, in Black River Falls, the son of Kenneth S. and Ruth (Zetzman) Hanson. Mark graduated from Janesville High School in 1967, and from UW-Stevens Point in 1971, with a Degree in Business and Economics. He married Susan Ciesiel Aug. 5, 1972, in Park Ridge, IL. Mark was an agent for American Family Insurance since 1980. His heart was filled with love for his family and friends and he lived devoted to them. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, playing cards, and he was an avid sports fan. He especially loved his wonderful dogs including his latest sidekick, Gracie.
Mark is survived by his wife Susan; three daughters: Katherine Hanson of Chicago, Kelly (Jeff) Leopold of Appleton, and Karilyn (Scott) Essen of Janesville; two grandsons, Mark and Curtis; a sister, Kathy (Mike) Walker of Janesville; a brother, Kerry (Patty) Hanson of Janesville; Very dear aunt, Kathryn Zetzman of Tucson, AZ; two sisters in law, Noreen Sebastian of Mt. Prospect, IL, and Jackie Dahl of Daytona, FL; many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews.
Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 24, 2014, at ST. WILLIAM CATHOLIC CHURCH, with Fr. John Auby presiding. Friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Schneider Apfel Schneider & Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory and on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at St. William Catholic Church. For online obituary and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com