Bonnie Jean Hanson

April 23, 1944 ~ December 5, 2020 (age 76)


Bonnie Jean Hanson, age 76, of Viroqua, died Saturday December 5th, 2020 at Vernon Manor in Viroqua of the Coronavirus.  Bonnie was the youngest of eight children born on April 23rd, 1944 at Purdy, WI to Otto A. and Nellie E. (Winchel) Hanson and she was a member of Bad Axe Lutheran Church.  The family moved to a farm at Ontario, WI in 1946 where she attended Lower Brush Creek School and Brush Creek Lutheran Church. 

She is survived by her son David (Laura) Woods and grandson Ryan of North Carolina; one brother August (Mary Ellen) Hanson of Ontario, WI; two sisters Ona Berge at Vernon Manor and Betty Bolton of Viroqua; sister-in-law Eunice Hanson and many nieces, nephews and cousins.  

She was preceded in death by her parents Otto and Nellie; paternal grandparents Ole and Kari (Sorenson) Olson/Hanson, maternal grandparents Charles and Emma(Revels)Winchel, her brothers Orbin and Otto Jr and spouse Bernice; her sisters Olga Leland, and Leona Berg;  brothers-in-law John Leland, Lawrence Berg, Perle Berge, Harold Mullen and Robert Bolton as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins.   

Due to the coronavirus, there will be no services held at this time, burial will be in the Viroqua Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family in care of Thorson Funeral Home P.O. Box 248 Viroqua, WI 54665 

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