Patty’s life began on August 20, 1951 in McPherson. She is the daughter of Howard “Pat” and Wilma (Reed) Lewis. Patty is a 1969 graduate of Canton High School and a graduate of Hutchinson Community College. She was united in marriage to Charles Hanson on August 28, 1971 in McPherson. Patty began her career in banking at the First National Bank in El Dorado and ending may years later at Intrust Bank. Giving back to her community was extremely important to Patty. She served as the President of the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce and on their board; she was involved in Garden Club, Soroptimist Club Prairie Port, and especially Relay for Life where she was an organizer and volunteer. She was loving and caring of others, especially her family. Patty’s loving family includes her husband Charles Hanson of El Dorado, sons Christer (Megan) Hanson of Overland Park, Curtis (Audra) Hanson of Wichita, and Aaron (Jamie) Hanson of Goddard; grandchildren Maxwell, Hadlee, Ellie, Olivia and Nora Hanson and her siblings Greg (Lori) Lewis of Galva, KS and Joni Webster of Salina. Patty passed away on Thursday December 27, 2018 at El Dorado Care and Rehabilitation. She is preceded in death by her parents, and sister Cheri Best. Patty’s family will gather with friends on Saturday January 5th at 1 p.m. for her memorial service to be held at the First Christian Church led by Pastor Stan Seymour. Carlson Colonial Funeral Home is serving the family. Memorial contributions in Patty’s name may be directed to Relay for Life. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Patty at www.carlsoncolonial.com.
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