Mark John Hanson

Mark Hanson, 62, Wausau passed away Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Aspirus Hospital, Wausau. He was born on August 19, 1960 to the late Halvor and Charlotte (Heise) Hanson. On April 20, 2002 he married Joan Voigt at Grace United Church of Christ in Wausau. She survives. Mark was employed at Walgreens at the time of his death. He worked there for the last 13 years as a custodian. Mark has held various jobs throughout his life. He met Joan while working at Stokely USA Cannery in Merrill during the summer of 1987. One of Mark’s favorite activities to pass the time was talking and listening on his CB/Ham Radio. His call sign was 181, Mr. Wonderful, and most recently The Tubes of Steel. He really enjoyed being able to talk with people all over the world. Mark also enjoyed listening to music. He loved listening to old Rock & Roll. Some of his favorite groups were Black Sabbath, Ozzie, Pink Floyd, and Metallica, just to name a few.

Survivors include his wife Joan (Voigt), one son, Eric Voigt, Wausau, and one daughter, Samantha (Andrew) Larson, Wausau. He was preceded in death by his parents, Halvor and Charlotte Hanson, and his in-laws Dennis and Pearl Voigt.

A celebration of Mark’s life will take place at a later date. Mid Wisconsin Cremation Society is assisting the family at this time. Online condolences may be expressed at MWCS.WS

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