Obit: Hanson, Reva E. (1940 -
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Hanson, Potocnik, Fritz, Kadolph, Broome, Jablonic, Himes, Weiler, Shilts
----Source: Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home (Owen, Clark Co., WI) 11/05/2020
Hanson, Reva E. (23 July 1940 – 1 November 2020)
Reva E. Hanson, age 80, of Withee, passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at her home.
Reva was born on July 23, 1940, the daughter of Elton “Jack” and Alice (Potocnik) Fritz in Owen. She graduated from Owen-Withee High School in 1958 and received a teaching degree from UW Stout in 1962. Reva was united in marriage to Harry Hanson on December 27, 1961 in Owen. Reva taught high school English and Home Economics in Choctawhatchee, FL and Rosholt, WI for a few years. She then worked as an office secretary in the pathology department at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield and at Champlin Oil Company in Enid, OK. Reva enjoyed genealogy and sewing. Most importantly, she loved and cherished spending time with her grandchildren.
Reva is survived by her husband of 58 years, Harry of Withee; three children: Derek (Jennifer) Hanson of Withee, Debra (Steven) Kadolph of Colby and Pamela (John) Broome of Colby; five grandchildren: Kari Broome, Hailey Kadolph, Emily Kadolph, Gage Hanson and Connor Hanson. She is further survived by her six siblings: Susie Jablonic of Madison, Valerie (George) Himes of Omaha, NE, Larry (Sandy) Fritz of Owen, Sharon (Gary) Weiler of AZ, Laurie (Lavern) Shilts of Withee and Gary (Christine) Fritz of Owen; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her granddaughter, Cheyenne Hanson.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home of Owen is entrusted with the arrangements.
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