Beatrice B. "Bea" Hanson, 92, of Gibson City formerly of Streator, Cabery and Herscher, passed away at 1:33 pm Friday May 15, 2020 at the Heritage Health Nursing Home in Gibson City. A private family funeral service will be held Saturday May 23, 2020 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Herscher. Pastor Eric Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or to Heritage Health Nursing Home in Gibson City.
Beatrice was born August 8, 1927 in Streator, a daughter to Michael and Katherine Hudak. She married Glenn Hanson on June 8, 1950 in Streator. He passed away May 17, 1994.
She is survived by four children Kris (Roger) Cramer of Gibson City, Owen (Elaine) Hanson of St. Anne, Thurlow Hanson of Springfield and Jewel (James) Lewis of Gibson City. Four grandchildren Cassie (Nathan) Becker, Keifer (Jody) Cramer, Danielle Lewis and Michael Lewis as well as four great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother Michael, and two sisters Anna Marie and Katherine.
Bea was a music teacher for many years and was a life long member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Herscher.
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