Marijean A. Hanna, age 77 of Arbor Vitae, WI died on Wednesday, November 24th at her residence with her husband by her side. Marijean was born on October 15, 1944 in Wausau, WI the daughter of Elroy and Adeline (nee Nowak) Fenhaus, Sr. She graduated from Wausau Senior High School in 1962. Marijean was united in marriage to Larry Hanna on November 19, 1991.
She retired from Quarles & Brady Law Firm in 1996 at the age of 51. She was an active member of the Ladies of the Lakes Quilt Guild and the Laurel Manor Quilt Guild in The Villages, FL. Marijean and Larry co-founded a charitable organization called Until Better Times, which helps women and families in need due to illness or other especially difficult times.
Marijean was an avid quilter who split time between Florida and the Northwoods of Wisconsin. She loved campfires, spending time with her husband on many adventures of camping and vacationing near the water, shopping for a great bargain, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and friends.
Marijean is survived by her husband Larry and by her children Brad (Julia) Bernas, Melissa (Kelly) Kempken and stepdaughter Krissy Quiring. Also survived by her grandchildren Megan, Christoph, Jacob, Joshua, Therese and Alexander. She is further survived by her siblings Elroy Jr., Robert, Richard and James, by many nieces, nephews and an abundance of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Elroy and Adeline Fenhaus Sr.
Memorial Gathering for Marijean will be held on Thursday, December 2nd from 4:00 to 5:00 pm at Nimsgern Funeral Home Chapel in Woodruff, WI with a Memorial Service at 5:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the HYF Lakeland Area Food Pantry, Box 470, Woodruff, WI 54568.
Online condolences may be shared at nimsgernfuneral.com