Richard W. "Dick" Hanson, 74, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Friday morning, September 21, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.
A celebration of Dick's life will be held at 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 P.M., Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at the Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Burial will be at the Monmouth, Iowa Cemetery.
Richard Wayne Hanson was born on May 3, 1944 in Maquoketa, Iowa, to Robert Willis and Neoma Lucille (Hardin) Hanson. He grew up in Maquoketa, attended Maquoketa schools and earned his GED. He married Mona Mohr and to this union two children were born, Janette and Brian. They divorced and he married Lois M. Carr on November 27, 1968 in Rock Island, Illinois, and together they had a daughter Michele. Lois preceded him in death on October 30, 1999. He later married Janet Usher Snyder on August 5, 2005 in Monmouth, Iowa.
Dick had first worked at Farmall in the Quad Cities for a short time. He then worked for the Jones County Highway Maintenance Department and transferred to Jackson County where he worked for 36 years retiring in 2006.
Dick was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Club in Maquoketa. He enjoyed fishing, camping and gardening.
Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Janet Hanson of Maquoketa, IA; children, Janette (Peter) Dunne of Baldwin, IA, Brian (Robin) Hanson of Shelby Township, MI, and Michele (Ed) Zilch of Davenport, IA; step-children, Jerry (Ruth) Potter of Rockford, MN, Terry Potter of Trinity, TX, Carolyn Potter of Monmouth, IA, Randy Potter of St. Louis, MO, Mike (Sherry) Snyder of Maquoketa, IA, Brenda (Kirk) Hayden of Robins, IA, and Teresa (Mark) Paine of Billings, MT; 4 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild; 12 step-grandchildren, 5 step-great-grandchildren; a sister Mary (Sam) Caven of Baldwin, IA; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Lois, a brother Marvin (Ellen) Hanson, and a sister Esther (Dean) Rickels.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Richard W. "Dick" Hanson memorial fund has been established.
Online Condolences may be left at www.carsonandson.com.
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So sorry to hear of Dicks passing, may God be with the family during this time.
In our earlier years we were very close to Dick and his family, we worked together at Farmall ,
We hunted together we partied together , and spent lots of time together
Dick was alway smile and a joy to be around, we will miss him , but never forget thetimes we had together
God Bless him and his family
Alvjn and Shirley Barker
Janet so very sorry to hear about Dick always a story making you laugh he will be missed by many
Janet and family I was so sorry to hear about Dick we were schoolmates. You are in my thoughts and prayers. He will be greatly missed!
So sorry Janet! Thinking of you.
We are so very sorry to hear about the passing of Dick. Just saw him and Janet last Friday night. Glad we got to see each other. What a wonderful guy to know. I'm going to miss seeing him around. Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in Peace Dick.
Dick Hanson was a great person, he will be missed by everyone! RIP Dick.
Deepest sympathy and warm embrace for all of Dick's family and loved ones.
My deepest sympathy to all of Dick's family. He was a wonderful person and cousin-in-law. I was priviledged to care for his Momma Neomi and he was married to my cousin Lois Carr. His sister Mary is also married to cousin. We all love this family. No better people. I know you will miss him very much.
Janet and family. Sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathy. Cherish the Love shared and Memories made.
Such a friendly guy! My deepest sympathy. He will be missed.
So sorry for your loss, Janet and family.
Janet and family - I am so sorry for your loss. Dick was a great person. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Sorry for your loss hanson family
Jan, What a shock to here about Dick. So many will miss him.
So deeply sorry to hear of his passing. My condolences.
Janet and Family, so sorry to hear of Dicks passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you
Was so sorry to hear about Dick we had such a nice visit a few weeks ago such a nice man will be missed by many....Janet, Missy and family he is in your hearts watching over you
Janet, we are so sorry for your loss!
You are in our thoughts and prayers!
Janet and Family...............so sorry about Dick..........he will be missed by many. Loved his stories and smile. You are all in our thoughts and prayers......
Janet, Michelle and families, I am so sorry to hear about Dick. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
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