Barbara Lee Stepsky Hanson was born April 15, 1938 in Rochester, NY. The daughter of John and Ann Schwartz Stepsky, she grew up and attended school in Rochester where she was united in marriage with Thomas Hart Hanson on July 31, 1962. On July 26, 2002, Thomas preceded Barbara in death after 40 years of marriage. A Catholic by faith, Barbara had most recently made her home in Bellville. She enjoyed music, attending the church service at Briarwood Manor, watching movies and treasured the time spent with her family and grandchildren. She passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2005 in a Bellville hospital at the age of 67. She is survived by her children: Theresa Wood of Rochester, New York, Patrick Joseph Hanson of Los Angeles, CA, Thomas Paul Hanson of San Antonio and Mary Hanson Podrazik of Casper, Wyoming; and her grandchildren: Barbara Wood of of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Sydney Podrazik and Fallon Podrazik of Casper, Wyoming; one great-grandson. Besides her husband, Barbara was preceded in death by her father, John Stepsky, in 1981 and her mother, Ann Stepsky, in 2002. Graveside service was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 5 at the Carrington Cemetery in Sunnyside, Texas with Father Tim Bucek officiating. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, Bellville.
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