Eleanor M. Hanson, 94, of Tecumseh, passed away on June 12, 2010, in Jackson, Mich., surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Sept. 23, 1915, in Lonaconing, Md., to Floyd and Margaret (Eichorn) Frizzell.
She attended college and received her teaching certificate, and taught school until marrying her beloved husband, Lt. Col. Harry B. Hanson, USMC, on Nov. 9, 1943, in Pensacola, Fla. Sadly, he preceded her in death on June 2, 1994.
Upon her husband’s retirement they moved to Tecumseh in 1983 from Long Island, NY, they joined the United Methodist Church, Tecumseh, and she was a member of Wit and Wisdom, and the Tecumseh Garden Club. Eleanor was an avid reader, who enjoyed painting, gardening, and golfing with her husband. A proud homemaker, she especially enjoyed time spent with her family, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She leaves to cherish her memory, a son, Robert (Bonnie) B. Hanson of Jackson; grandchildren, Rob (Tammy) Hanson, Jennifer (Tim) Tingley, James Hanson, Harry Hanson III, Melissa Hanson, Heather (Bryce) Zoch, Amy Hanson, and Leo (Jessica) Hanson; great-grandchildren, Cree, Bailey, Brianna, Riley, Logan, Dakota, Kendall, Landon, and Robbie; a brother, Floyd (Joan) Frizzell of Fla.; and three sisters, Margaret Ann (Victor) Metz of Colorado, Dorothy Lee Hannon of Florida, and Barbara Jean (James) Hunt of Virginia; sister-in-law, Betty Frizzell of Michigan; and several nieces and nephews.
As well as her husband, she was also preceded in death by her son, Harry B. “Jim” Hanson Jr.; a brother, Gustave Frizzell; and a sister, Julia Frizzell.