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Doris E. Hanson, 94, of Galesburg, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022, 7:49 AM, at Seminary Manor, Galesburg.
Doris was born on January 22, 1928 in Copley Township, Knox County. She was the daughter of William E. and Margaret G. (Gilson) Johnson. Doris married the love of her life, Jerry R. Hanson on November 23, 1952 at the Galesburg Trinity Lutheran Church. Together they celebrated a life of 63 years before he preceded her in death on May 10, 2016. Doris is survived by her loving children, Marc (Shelli) Hanson of Monmouth, Bruce (Joyce) Hanson of Galena and Donna (Robert Saiz) Hanson of Phoenix, AZ; a granddaughter, Brooke (Adam) Robinson. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and siblings, Marion (Bill) Mundy, Roberta (Harry) Gambrel and Bruce Johnson.
Doris attended schools in rural Knox County and graduated from Victoria High School. She worked as a secretary throughout her life. Doris was a member of the Galesburg Trinity Lutheran Church. Doris loved spending time in her flower beds, gardening, reading and was an avid golfer. She will be greatly missed by those who loved her.
Cremation rites will be accorded. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at Galesburg Trinity Lutheran Church, 304 E Ferris Street, Galesburg, IL 61401. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes & Crematory, in Knoxville, Illinois have been entrusted with her arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Galesburg Trinity Lutheran Church. On-line condolences and/or expressions of sympathy may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com