Sharon A. Hanson, 80, of Watertown passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at her home.
Sharon was born on December 5, 1939 in Lancaster, WI, the daughter of Raymond and Helene (Taylor) Heinrichs. She married the love of her life David Hanson on February 4, 1967 in Madison and the couple enjoyed 53 years of marriage. Sharon was a member of St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Watertown for many years. She was a graduate of Mercy Nursing School and remained active with the alumni groups over the years. She worked as a registered nurse with U.W. Madison, Fort Atkinson, and Watertown hospitals. In her free time, she enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking, and playing Bridge. In her younger years she enjoyed group walking and playing golf. Above all she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandsons and will be dearly missed by those who were blessed to have known her.
Sharon is survived by her husband, children: Leslie (Eric) Draheim and Jennifer (Bret) Reese, 6 grandchildren Andrew; Matthew; Ryan; Josh; James; William, and her sister Sheila (Robert) Bickes. She is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents and five siblings.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Sharon will be held at 11:00am on Friday, July 3, 2020 at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Watertown with Fr. Patrick Wendler presiding. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:00am until the time of service. Burial will follow the Mass at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watertown.
Memorials in Sharon’s honor to JDRF or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated.
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