Obituaries

Rev. Philip W. Hanson

August 13, 1940 - February 10, 2016

Rev. Philip W. Hanson

Obituary

Pastor Philip W. Hanson  was born August 13, 1940 and died February 10th, 2016 and is with his Savior that he confessed and proclaimed.  He grew up in Morton Grove, son of Walter and Esther Hanson. Attended Immanuel Lutheran Church and school in Glenview, Il.  He graduated from Concordia High School Milwaukee, WI in 1958 and from Concordia College Milwaukee, WI in 1960. In 1962 he completed his B.A. degree from Concordia Senior College, Ft. Wayne, IN. He continued his education by recieving his Master of Divinity in 1966 from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO. He was a Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Pastor since he was ordained June 19, 1966 and served at the following parishes: St. John Lutheran Church, Hart, MN and St. Mark Lutheran Church, Rushford, MN, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Greenville, WI, North Wisconsin District Mission Congregation, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Harvard, IL, Faith Lutheran Church, Council Bluffs, IA. He served as a Vice President of the Northern Illinois District of the LCMS for five years.  He was a member of Immanauel Lutheran Church, Belvidere, IL. In retirement he assisted Immanuel Lutheran Church with shut in calls, preaching, and leading worship services as well as assisting with worship services at many other LCMS churches in northern Illinois. He loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting and enjoying God’s creation. He was a loving husband and father.  He loved people and enjoyed sharing the Gospel with them. Survivors include his wife Jacqueline whom he married September 7th, 1963, daughter Kristin (Dan) Peska of Dekalb, son Eric (Carol) Hanson of Sycamore and daughter Julia (Matthias Holladay) Hanson-Holladay of Durango, CO.  Grandchildren Joshua, Cora, Alpin and Valgedur Hanson-Holladay, brothers Don (Jacque) Hanson, Lake Zurich, IL and James (Mary) Hanson, El Cajon, CA and sister Kathy Hanson, Cinncinnatti, OH.  His brother predeceased (Warren) him in 2013.

Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 15, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Rd, Belvidere, IL 61008
with Rev. Allen Buss officiating. Memorial visitation will take place from 4 p.m., until 7 p.m. Sunday February 14, 2016 at the Church. Cremation rites have been accorded.In leu of flowers memorials may be be given to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Belvidere, IL. Special thank you to Presence St. Anne’s and OSF Hospice. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

Service Schedule

Sunday, February 14, 2016
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Immanuel Lutheran Church

815-544-8058

Memorial visitation will take place from 4 p.m., until 7 p.m. Sunday February 14, 2016 at the Church.

Monday, February 15, 2016
11:00 am

Immanuel Lutheran Church

815-544-8058

Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 15, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Rd, Belvidere, IL 61008
with Rev. Allen Buss officiating. 

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