Jack G. “HiJack” Hanson, Jr., of Waukesha, died unexpectedly on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at his home at the age of 66. He was born on October 9, 1954, in Waukesha, the son of Jack and Shirley (nee Schickowski) Hanson, Sr. He was a 1973 graduate of Waukesha South High School. On April 16, 1982 he married the former Debra “Debbie” Krueger in Waukesha. He had worked for Envirex and Didenko Welding before becoming self employed as a welder/fabricator, retiring in 2003. Jack loved auto racing and built his own race car. He was currently building an airplane and getting his pilot’s license. He was a member of the EAA, was an avid hunter and enjoyed camping.
He will be sadly missed by his wife Debbie of Waukesha, along with his brothers Michael Hanson of Waukesha and David (Janet) Hanson of Eagle. Dear brother-in-law of Terry (Cheryl) Krueger of Waukesha, Mary (Randy) Kramm of Mosinee, Sandra (David) Lybek of Dousman, Thomas (Colleen) Krueger of Aztalan and Barbara (Robert) Krueger of Waukesha. Loving uncle of Michael Hanson, Jr., Matthew (Lisa) Hanson, Max Hanson, Andrea Hanson, Angie Hanson, Sarah (Peter) Vodak, Marisa Krueger, Alyssa Krueger, Ashley Krueger and Amanda Parks and great uncle to Sadie, Emily, Leo, Victoria, Sophia, Jelani, Kinsley, Brooklyn and Eva.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until the 7:00 p.m. memorial service at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave. Waukesha. Private family graveside services at Prairie Home Cemetery. Memorials to the family are appreciated.
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