Janet M. Hanson (nee Hughes) formerly Buechel, age 90 years, of West Bend passed away on November 22, 2020 at Froedtert West Bend Hospital.
Janet was born on July 28, 1930 in Campbellsport, Wisconsin to Clyde and Margaret Hughes (Dreifurst). She was united in marriage to Gilbert Buechel on August 15, 1948 at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Campbellsport. Gilbert passed on May 17, 1966.
Janet was united in marriage to Ronald Hanson on November 16, 1968 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Little Kohler, WI.
Janet graduated from Campbellsport High School in 1948. Janet was a full-time homemaker and loving wife and mother. She liked to draw, embroider, read, work on floral arrangements, and watch birds.
Those Janet leaves behind to cherish her memory include her two children, Jim (Sue) Buechel and Jeannie Wilde; four grandchildren, Amy (Ron) Hayden, Doug (Kathryn) Buechel, Chad Wilde, and Jeffrey (Melissa) Buechel; two great-grandsons, Bradley and Matthew Buechel and granddaughter of her heart, Renee Dahman; two sisters, Anne Uelman and Joan Eggers; sisters-in-law, Darlene (Duane) Gorkowski, Joanne Moore, Sandra Conley, Mary (Rick) Miles, and Dawn Hanson; brothers-in-law, Roger Hollister, Daniel Hollister, and William (Mary) Hollister.
She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Janet was preceded in death by husbands, Gilbert Buechel and Ronald Hanson; her infant son, Roy James Hanson; son-in-law, Larry Wilde; her parents, Clyde and Margaret Hughes; parents-in-law, Hugo and Josephine Buechel, and Ralph Hanson and Gladys Hollister; brother, Pearson (Sharon) Hughes; sister, Carol (Leo) Brown; brothers-in-law, Dennis Hanson, Ray Moore, Chuck Conley, Donald Uelman, Sr., and Jack Eggers.
Memorial Service for Janet will be held at 2:30 pm on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Myrhum Patten Funeral Home (1315 W Washington St. – West Bend, WI 53095). Private inurnment at Ledgeview Memorial Park in Fond du Lac will be at a later date.
Janet’s family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 1:00 pm until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers or plants, please make a memorial donation to Stars and Stripes Honor Flight.org (PO Box 867, Menomonee Falls, WI 53052, your local food pantry, or a charity of your choice.
Please consider signing our online guest book (www.myrhum-patten.com) to share your condolences with the family. Cards addressed to the family may be sent in care of: Myrhum – Patten Funeral and Cremation Service, 1315 W. Washington Street, West Bend, WI 53095.
Janet’s family extends their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Cedar Bay West and Froedtert West Bend Hospital for the loving care they provided.
Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service has been entrusted with Janet’s arrangements.
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