Eldon LeRoy Hanson, 68, of West Branch, passed away Monday, May 26, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Iowa City. Memorial Services were held May 30 at St. Bernadette’s Church, West Branch. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date.
Eldon is survived by his wife Marilyn Hanson of West Branch; three daughters, Jenny (Ben) Hemingway of Iowa City; Dr. Kristin Hanson of North Liberty; Kelly Proctor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; two sisters, Elaine Ketchum of Denver, Colorado; and Esther (Glen) Frisbie of Springville.
Eldon LeRoy Hanson was born Aug. 18, 1945, in Winnebago County, the son of Raymond and Sophia Baade Hanson. He graduated from West Branch High School with the class of 1963. Eldon proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He married Marilyn Bertling on Aug. 14, 1970, in Anamosa. Eldon worked for the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics and retired after 43 years of service.
Memorial contributions in Eldon’s name may be made to the family.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.iowacremation.com.