Robert ‘Bob’ F. Hanson

June 5, 1922 – July 21, 2013

Robert “Bob” F. Hanson of Waukesha died with his loving wife at his side Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Seasons Hospice at the age of 91. He was born in Franksville on June 5, 1922, the son of Joseph and Esther (nee Schultz) Hanson.

On Oct. 16, 1943, he married Virginia Zellmer. Bob loved fishing and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Waukesha.

He will be sadly missed by his loving and devoted wife of nearly 70 years, Virginia of Waukesha; his sister, Karen (Einer) Hedloff of West Allis; his brother, Carl Hanson of Franklin; his brother-in-law, Willard Zellmer of Pewaukee; and his sister-in-law, Betty Zellmer of West Allis. He is further survived by six nieces and six nephews, along with other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m.

funeral Mass on Thursday, July 25, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha (corner of Hartwell and Newhall avenues). The Rev. Howard Haase will preside. Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 26, at Prairie Home Cemetery. Please meet at the cemetery office.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Bob’s memory are appreciated to the Pro-Health Care Foundation – Waukesha Memorial Hospital, 725 American Ave., Waukesha, WI 53188, or to St. Mary Catholic Church (address above).

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family.

For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.