US Air Force

Rodger C. Hanson

May 14, 1947 ~ September 19, 2022 (age 75)

Obituary

Rodger C. Hanson, 75, of Couderay passed away at home in his sleep peacefully September 19, 2022, surrounded by family.  Rodger was born May 14, 1947, in Chicago to Verne and Roberta Hanson. 

Rodger served 4 years in the Air Force and was a proud military veteran.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and woodworking.  He worked many years for United Parcel Service in the Detroit area.  Rodger was an avid Packers and Red Wings fan and saw his Packers beat the Bears before his passing. 

He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Verne and Roberta Hanson of Couderay.

He is survived by his significant other of 30 years, Ricki Kessler of Couderay; siblings, Brian (Pam) Hanson of Gulf Shores, AL, Lesley (John) Schroeter of Walnut Creek, CA, Tammy Rushton of Brookings, OR, Tracey (Dave) Drain of Canton, MI, and Mark Hanson of Hayward, WI; his three children, Jordon Hanson-Bugeja, Fairen Hartunian both of Michigan, and Travis Hanson of Arizona; four grandchildren, Kennedy Hanson, Mason and Sawyer Davidson, and Errol Hartunian all of Michigan; and his beloved huskies, Trooper and Cayenne.

He will be very sadly missed by family and friends.

A committal service with military honors will be held at a later date.

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