Michael L. Hanson, age 79, of Sheboygan, passed away on April 3, 2022, at St. Nicholas Hospital.
He was born in Colfax on September 13, 1942, to the late Victor and Alvida (Ludvigson) Hanson. Mike proudly served his country in the United States Army, being honored with a purple heart while in the Vietnam War. Mike was employed at Kohler Company for almost 13 years. Mike married Vicki Mentink and together they had four children, Jon, Jason, Jamie and Stacey. Mike married Pamela Everson in Sheboygan.
Mike loved to watch wrestling and working in the yard when able.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela; children, Tony (Kathleen) Lane, Jon (Vanessa) Hanson, Jason (Casey Grulkowski) Hanson, Jamie (Brian) Pool and Stacey (Todd) Thuemmler; grandchildren, Jacob, Parker and Morgan; siblings, Virginia, Victoria, Anne, Lue and David; nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
Along with his parents, Mike was preceded in death by his siblings, Gale, Gerald, Gene, Betty and Virgil.
A time of visitation for Mike will be held on Friday, April 8, 2022, from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM at Zimmer Westview Funeral and Cremation Care Center, W2132 Garton Rd in Sheboygan. A service and military honors will be held on Friday, April 8, 2022, at 2:15 PM at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Mike’s name.
Mike’s family would like to thank the staff in the ICU at St. Nicholas Hospital and all the other caring nurses who have helped Mike along the way.