Ben Hoganson, age 89, Tomahawk, passed away December 6, 2012 at Golden Living Center - Golden Age in Tomahawk.
Ben was born July 5, 1923 in Greenwood, the son of Louis and Ella (Gonshorek) Hoganson. He married Ann Menebroeker on March 16, 1946 in Wausau; she passed away February 5, 2012. Ben was employed as a plant foreman with 3M in Wausau for 40 years, retiring in 1982. He and Ann lived in Wausau until 1988, when they retired to Tomahawk. He was a former member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Wausau, and a current member of Grace Lutheran Church in Tomahawk. Ben enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, polka music, and country/western music. He was a jack-of-all-trades and could fix anything. Survivors include, daughters, Darlene (Mark) Krause, Centuria, Marie (Dan) Kucksdorf, Portage, brothers, Oscar Hoganson, Wausau, Alvin (Helen) Hoganson, Sun City, CA, grandchildren, Heather (Jordon Bain) Kucksdorf, Ryan Kucksdorf, Raymond Krause.
Funeral Services for Ben Hoganson will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at Grace Lutheran Church in Tomahawk. Rev. Mark Ziemer will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until the hour of services at 4:00 p.m. Entombment will be on Monday, December 10th at 10:00 a.m. at Restlawn Memorial Park in Wausau.
Memorials are appreciated to Grace Lutheran Church in Tomahawk.
Krueger Family Funeral Home is assisting the family. View the obituary and send online condolences at: www.kruegerfamilyfuneral.com