Eloise Edna Ida Hanson

Jan. 30, 1925 – July 17, 2013

Eloise Edna Ida Hanson, 88, of Waukesha, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Linden Grove Health Care Center in Mukwonago.

Eloise was born Jan. 30, 1925, the daughter of the late Rudolph and Louise (Broese) Werner. She married the love of her life, Merlin, on Jan. 21, 1949, in La Crosse. She was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Waukesha. Eloise volunteered for 20plus years at the Waukesha Training Center. Eloise was a very generous and giving person. She enjoyed making breads, baking cookies and brownies and delivering them to the many people that touched her life. Eloise was thoughtful of others, never taking for granted the care she received from them.

Eloise will be sadly missed by her children, Becky Ahrens of Waukesha, Deborah (Richard) Bliese-Spurrell of Eagle and Warren Hanson of Waukesha. She was the cherished grandmother of David (Katy) Ahrens, Matthew Ahrens, Jason (Jamie) Haessig, Jeremy (Jessica) Haessig, Dustin (Leanne) Haessig and Abigail (Ben Craven) Bliese; great-grandmother of Jennah and Jameson Haessig; and sister-in-law of Beverly Hanson, Carolyn Hanson and George (Sharon) Hanson. Eloise was loved and will be remembered by her many nieces and nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

Eloise was preceded in death by her husband, Merlin; infant son, Keith; brother, Vance (Antonia) Werner; brothers-in-law, Clarence (Joy), Einar, James and Raymond Hanson; and sister-in-law, Edith Hanson.

The family would like to thank everyone at Linden Grove, Linden Ridge and Seasons Hospice Care for their special heartfelt and loving care in her final years.

Family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at the Cesarz Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, followed by a funeral service at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 22, at Prairie Home Cemetery, 605 S. Prairie Ave., Waukesha (please meet at the cemetery).

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Eagle is assisting the family, 594-2442. For the online guest registry, please go to www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.