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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...Read More »
1 of 53 | Posted by: Latonya Whitney - Sterling HGTS, MI

“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...Read More »
2 of 53 | Posted by: Linda Fifield - Boston, MA

“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...Read More »
3 of 53 | Posted by: Katherine Sevier Renn - MI

“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...Read More »
4 of 53 | Posted by: Sue Hanson-Gaynor - Novi, MI

“An amazing man, so many wonderful comments. May you rest in Peace, Gerry. ”
5 of 53 | Posted by: Maureen Nurmikko - Grand Rapids, MI

“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...Read More »
6 of 53 | Posted by: Britt-Marie and Jan, Daniel, Vanessa Persson

“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,...Read More »
7 of 53 | Posted by: Sandy Earl - Macomb, MI

“I had the privilege of meeting Gerry only one time on one of his visits to see Kathi in Minnesota. In the short time we spent together I could see...Read More »
8 of 53 | Posted by: Kathy Reibel - Columbia Heights, MN

“Gerry was my boss twice. I loved working for him because he never seemed like my boss. He was not overbearing, judgmental, just another court...Read More »
9 of 53 | Posted by: susan capobianco - Elma, NY

“My deepest sympathy to Gerry's wonderful family. I worked for Gerry starting in 1984. Gerry was the best boss, a good friend, a wonderful reporter....Read More »
10 of 53 | Posted by: Pat Cote - Grosse Pointe Park, MI

“My deepest regrets go out to Gerry's family. I have known Gerry for about 20 years and considered him a great friend. Having gone on sporting...Read More »
11 of 53 | Posted by: Lou Calvisi - Rochester Hills, MI

“As many of the messages have conveyed, my experience with Gerry is similar. He was such a caring, giving, wonderful man who made everyone feel as...Read More »
12 of 53 | Posted by: Rose Gasiorek - brownstown, MI

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I worked with Gerry in his early career at Acme and remember all the good times and mutual struggles we...Read More »
13 of 53 | Posted by: Claudia Hobson - Detroit, MI

“Well, I have read all the memories and there were quite a few. I would just like to ditto everyone's feelings and extend my sincere condolences othe...Read More »
14 of 53 | Posted by: leo koenig - Warren, MI

“To all the Hanson Family, My heart goes out to you all. My thoughts & prayers are with you at this time. I have never forgotten Mr. Hanson or...Read More »
15 of 53 | Posted by: Kim Keyandwy (Dodd) - Redford, MI

“My sympathy goes out to Gerry's family and all his friends. The two biggest words in my dictionary that apply to the great people in the world are...Read More »
16 of 53 | Posted by: Rose Ann Zaidan - MI

“My heart goes out to Gerry's family. I’m so sorry for your loss. Gerry was a kind and generous man and I will miss him greatly. He has been a...Read More »
17 of 53 | Posted by: Laura Steenbergh - Washington Twp, MI

“there are times in everyone's life where you meet that someone who accepts you and inspires you to succeed; a person that gives to you without...Read More »
18 of 53 | Posted by: Debbie Doyle - st clair shores, MI

“Gerry and your family: Your dad was so kind and I used to speak with him quite regularly on the phone as we shared our thoughts about court...Read More »
19 of 53 | Posted by: Patricia Moretti - Kalamazoo, MI

“My sincerest sympathies go out to the Hanson family. Although I have not had contact with Gerry in several years, the mere mention of his name has...Read More »
20 of 53 | Posted by: Rhonda Taylor (fka Zacharias) - MI

“Since the time that I started taking depositions in 1973, I have worked with Gerry and his fine company. He was one of the best at his trade. He...Read More »
21 of 53 | Posted by: Tom Peters Vandeveer Garzia - MI

“I was very saddened to learn about Gerry's sudden death. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you. I know he will be greatly missed by his...Read More »
22 of 53 | Posted by: Peggy Tranter - MI

“So very sorry - please accept our sincerest condolences and know that you're in our thoughts and prayers. ~ Tom & Maureen Collier ”
23 of 53 | Posted by: Tom & Maureen Collier - MI

“Sending our thoughts and prayers to the entire Hanson family during this difficult time. Gerry Sr. was a wonderful person and will certainly be...Read More »
24 of 53 | Posted by: Melissa Clark - Oak Park, MI

“To Gerry, Jr. and the Hanson family: you have my deepest sympathies for the loss of your father. I knew him since the beginning years of reporting....Read More »
25 of 53 | Posted by: Annette Seguin - MI - friend

“This is what I have written in a card I am sending to Gerry, Jr, Lorraine and Linda. At my age, not much impresses me, not someone's wealth,...Read More »
26 of 53 | Posted by: Dale Rose - Oregon, OH - Admirer

“Gerry Hanson is one of the nicest men I've ever met. He had a great sense of humor and always had a smile. I feel so grateful and honored to have...Read More »
27 of 53 | Posted by: Laurel Frogner - Northville, MI

“One of the nicest people I've ever met, a gentleman and a wonderful guy to work for. Even tempered and kind and fair to all, jovial and supportive. ...Read More »
28 of 53 | Posted by: Kathy (Calo) Adkins - commerce, MI

“Tim & Lynda, We were so very sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. ...Read More »
29 of 53 | Posted by: Judy & Dennis Piecuch - Waterford, MI

“Gerry was a mentor, a friend, a co-worker, boss, role model... I could go on forever. He will sorely be missed by all whose lives he touched. My...Read More »
30 of 53 | Posted by: Louise Haley - Bellaire, MI

“Lorraine & Gerry, So sorry to hear of your Dad's death. We will miss seeing him at Bethel on Sunday mornings. You and your families are in our...Read More »
31 of 53 | Posted by: Charlotte Rebelein - MI

“Where do I begin, I will truly miss Gerry, I've known him over half my life, I first meet Gerry when I was a senior in high school in the co-op...Read More »
32 of 53 | Posted by: Delores Durkin - Livonia, MI

“How do you sum up a lifetime friendship of such a vibrant and classy guy. Let me just give you a little idea and say when I brought my court...Read More »
33 of 53 | Posted by: Bethany Robinson-Calvisi - MI

“Anyone who crossed in the path of life with Gerry, well, they just knew he was the real deal. My eyes are real wet but my mind is quite clear to say...Read More »
34 of 53 | Posted by: Woody Waga - Montclair, NJ

“Gerry was such a wonderful employer. You could tell what a warm hearted person he was just by his kind face and genuine smile. I know he will be...Read More »
35 of 53 | Posted by: Meghan DeBoyer - MI - Employee

“So sorry to hear about your loss. He will be greatly missed. I will always cherish the memories we had together in Winger. You are all in my...Read More »
36 of 53 | Posted by: Tracy Vesledahl-Strom - Moorhead, MN

“One of the nicest people I've ever met, a gentleman and a wonderful guy to work for. Even tempered and kind and fair to all, jovial and supportive. ...Read More »
37 of 53 | Posted by: Kathy (Calo) Adkins - commerce, MI

“I am so sorry to hear of Gerry's passing. He was truly the kindest, most wonderful person I ever had the privilege to know. He was my mentor and a...Read More »
38 of 53 | Posted by: Laura Inman - Harrison Township, MI

“My prayers and deepest sympathy to the family. Gerry was a sweet, kind, wonderful man. He always had a smile on his face. I was always so proud to...Read More »
39 of 53 | Posted by: Rhonda Upchurch - Troy, MI

“Gerry and I worked together in the early '70s and I knew him as a fellow reporter getting the good jobs because of his skills and great relationship...Read More »
40 of 53 | Posted by: Barb Turner - South Lyon, MI

“What a great man who will be missed immensely.. A professional in all aspects of his life. He leaves a great legacy with his children and...Read More »
41 of 53 | Posted by: Nate Edmonds - Macomb, MI

“To all of Gerry's family: Was saddened to hear about the loss of a wonderful man. I will always remember Gerry for being such a kind human being...Read More »
42 of 53 | Posted by: Sharon Champa - Lathrup Village, MI

“Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Our prayers are with you all during this difficult time. ”
43 of 53 | Posted by: Tom and Andrea Russo - MI

“To the Hanson and D'Angelo family, We're so sorry to hear of your father's passing. He was truly a great man and considered him part of our family....Read More »
44 of 53 | Posted by: Ron and Annette Pauley - Xenia, OH

“Gerry and Lorraine, I am so sorry to hear about your dad's passing. I'd always heard through Barb and Richard that he was a very kind and fair...Read More »
45 of 53 | Posted by: Jackie Duchene - Ann Arbor, MI

“Gerry will be greatley missed by all the family, he was a true gentleman, softley spoken, but a raise of an eyebrow would say it all. I have many...Read More »
46 of 53 | Posted by: Joy McCallum - Oxford England

“Gerry was one of the good guys. I'm sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers today and during this holiday season. ”
47 of 53 | Posted by: Roger Thome - Jackson, MI

“My heart goes out to you and your family. This is such a hard time of year to lose someone you love so much. Stay strong and hold on to those...Read More »
48 of 53 | Posted by: Viola Newman - Franklin, MI

“Please accept my heartfelt sympathies. I've always had the utmost respect for Gerry. He was such a wonderful man, and a truly gracious gentleman. ...Read More »
49 of 53 | Posted by: Anne Vosburgh - Waterford, MI

“So sorry to hear of Gerry's passing. He impressed me so many years ago with his willingness to share knowledge with this young firm owner. My...Read More »
50 of 53 | Posted by: Sue Deer Hall - Grand Ledge, MI

“I met Gerry in the early 1980s before he formed his own court reporting firm. What a truly amazing man he was. Over the years when I ran into Gerry...Read More »
51 of 53 | Posted by: Joanne Bugg - Dearborn, MI

“I recall interviewing with Mr. Hanson years ago. While we didn't end up working together at the time, I remember him being a very gracious gentleman...Read More »
52 of 53 | Posted by: Lillian Altpeter - Grosse Ile, MI

“I am so very sorry for your loss. While I did not know Gerry personally, I knew a great deal about him. He sounded like an amazing man and I wish I...Read More »
53 of 53 | Posted by: Caitlyn Mancini


HANSON, GERALD "GERRY" Age 72 December 21, 2012 Beloved husband of the late Valerie. Loving father of Lisa(Bryan)Kurtz, Lynda(Tim)Pierson, Gerry(Andrea)Hanson, Kathi Hanson, Lorraine(Roberto)D'Angelo & Stephen Yenkel. Proud grandfather of 12 & great grandfather of 4. Dearest brother of Burnell Hanson, Donald(Sara)Hanson & Paul(Diane)Hanson. Gerry was founder of Hanson-Renaissance Court Reporting and was also a member of NCRA, MAPCR & the Mt. Clemens Rotary. Visitation Thursday 3-8pm at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Funeral Friday Instate 10:00am at Bethel Lutheran Church 26400 Little Mack (btw. 10 & 11 Mile Rds.) until time of Service at 11:00am. Donations are welcome to the American Diabetes Association. Entombment Clinton Grove Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" @ WujekCalcaterra.com