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Words will never express the love that Mr and Mrs Hanson has showed me and our family in the hardest times in our lives. We appreciate what they did out of their hearts because they did not have to for me and my family. I shall never forget them and as they REST IN PARADISE i will never forget what mr Hanson did for us and helped my family. A true blessing from Jesus above. Words could never express my thanks!!


Posted by: Latonya Whitney - Sterling HGTS, MI - Tenant   Aug 29, 2013

I am sorry for the loss of Gerry. I believe this is the Gerry I new in the Navy in the early 60's, I uploaded two pics of Gerry being funny, I thought you might enjoy them.


Posted by: A friend   May 31, 2013
Gerry being Gerry


Posted by: A friend   May 31, 2013
Gerry being his funny self


Posted by: A friend   May 31, 2013

I first met Gerry over 30 years ago. He was a pioneer in the court reporting industry when he went on the Baron Data System and embraced computer-aided transcription.

Always so friendly and sweet, he always took a moment to say hello. He was one of those faces I loved to see at the STAR conventions. He will be sorely missed.

My thoughts and prayers to his family.


Posted by: Linda Fifield - Boston, MA - Friend   Feb 19, 2013

Dear Children and grandchildren of Gerry...
My name is Kathy Renn formerly Sevier, I am the oldest sister of Lorraine's friend Colleen Monette. I was the "first babysitter" of Steven and Lorraine when your mom and dad first started to date (at least I am pretty sure that is correct). He was a kind, thoughtful man then and from everything I have heard about him he lived his life that way until his passing on to Heaven. What an amazing legacy

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Posted by: Katherine Sevier Renn - Clinton Township, MI - Friend of Lorraines   Jan 11, 2013

I first met Gerry when he was 36 years old, and I was a beginning reporter. He was the best kind of mentor, the kind that inspired because of who he was, the example he set. 36 years later, I can count on one hand the number of people that I have met who can make people feel warm and welcome just by walking in the door. He was one of those people, and I feel totally privileged to have known him and worked with him.


Posted by: Sue Hanson-Gaynor - Novi, MI - Colleague   Jan 10, 2013

An amazing man, so many wonderful comments. May you rest in Peace, Gerry.


Posted by: Maureen Nurmikko - Grand Rapids, MI   Jan 04, 2013

Dear Hanson family!

Our deepest symphaties, we are so sorry to hear about your loss.
We appreciate that we had the opportunity to meet Gerry in Stockholm. Glad you all made that cruise, in time.
Although we just spend one day together there, we felt like we knew him for longer. He was such a kind and nice man!

Thinking of you all.

Rest in peace Gerry.

Britt-Marie and Jan
Daniel, Vanessa
Person family in Sweden


Posted by: Britt-Marie and Jan, Daniel, Vanessa Persson - Grängesberg - Relatives in Sweden   Jan 02, 2013

My deepest sympathy to the Hanson family. I began typing for Gerry long before computers, before he started his own firm. He was one the nicest, kindest people I've had the pleasure to meet, always concerned about everybody else. When computers came in and I wasn't ready to scope, Gerry referred other reporters who were still dictating to me to make sure I always had work. Over the years he would call and say "I've got an attorney that needs

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Posted by: Sandy Earl - Macomb, MI   Jan 01, 2013