• Beach Memorial Chapel
    St Pete Beach, FL
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Mr. Robert Van Hanson Sr. 1921 - 2014
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Tuesday, June 24, 2014
We met Bob years ago at a 485th reunion. What a honorable man he was and a delight to be around. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and his friends. We have lost a great man. May he be held in our Lords arms and reunited with all his brothers.He will be deeply missed by my dad Robert Hickman and all the 15th 485th
Monday, June 23, 2014
I am privileged to know Bob as a WWII hero and patriot, family man of great faith, friend, scholar, and a life of service. Just one of many honors bestowed was the Civitan Four Chaplains award. He is a role model for all who are blessed to know him. He is with Lynda, and is surely at peace.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Bob was one of my favorite friends we worked together on the Admiral Building Assoc. for 6 years ...
I send my prayers to his wonderful family,
I miss him very much !
Bill DeLisi Adm. 203
Saturday, June 21, 2014
I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm so glad I got to meet him, a very kind man. My thoughts & and prayers are with you and your family.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Please accept my condolences. May you find peace and comfort during this time of distress.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
I was so very sorry to hear about Robert's passing. I was so very blessed to have Robert and Lynda as my godparents. .

My faith provides comfort and assurance that as Lynda welcomed Robert in Heaven, Robert is wrapped in God's loving embrace.

Heaven gained another angel indeed.

I will miss and think of Robert everyday as I think of Lynda, my mom and Robert' s life long friend, my Dick Patton

I fondly recall how hard Robert and my dad laughed when they spoke and how hard Robert would laugh when he told me stories about he and my dad.

Great and precious memoies!

My love and prayers to all the Hanson's
Thursday, June 19, 2014
My condolences. Bob was great guy. My memory goes back to his time in Springfield. Always enjoyed his company.
May he rest in peace.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
My condolences. He was a great guy. My memory goes way back to the days in Springfield. Always enjoyed his company.
May he rest in peace.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Dearest Hanson Family (and my Patty),

My deepest condolences to you all during this most difficult time. Just know that he is at peace, in heaven with your Mom and your children keep him alive forever...What a wonderful life 92 years! God Bless you all..
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
How happy I am for Bob to be with Lynda agin. How sad I am for all who loved him . HEAVEN IS GETTING SWEETER ALL THE TIME. Bob use to come to Il. And I missed him doing that once Lucile and Pat died. Pat and Bob were 1st cousins. He and I became good friends over the Internet. It has kept us both in the loop about our families. I pray for God you comfort as you mourn him. He will be greatly missed. Thank you Kathy for letting me know. Love George and Connie Patterson
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Dear Hanson Family.....Mr. Bob Hanson had a wonderful life filled with lots of family and love around him. He was always very gracious to my family and anyone he met. He will be missed but never forgotten. My love and prayers go out to you and your family. Sincerely Sharon Brett-Cavaleri , Joey Cavaleri and Beverly Butler.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Always the gentleman who loved his family, Mr. Hanson was a delightful man, and it was our honor to know him.
BG (Ret) David and Frankie Godwin
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