G. Scott Hanks
Army veteran, father, grandfather, volunteer and Muskego resident passed away at the age of 62.
Age: 62 City and State of Residence: Muskego, WI
Day and Date of Death: Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 Place of Death: Seaside, Oregon
Day of Birth: May 14, 1949 Place of Birth: St. Paul, Minnesota
Son of: Stanley D. Hanks and Marilyn Eileen Rozenberg
Life: Scott was raised in Richfield, Minnesota. He attended Minneapolis Lutheran High School where he met his future wife, Nancy Pleuss, and graduated in 1967. He worked for a while as an appliance salesman before he was drafted into the Army in 1968. December 27, 1969 he married Nancy Pleuss in Edina, Minnesota and she survives at the family home. He and Nancy resided in Germany during his tour in the Army, and was Honorably Discharged in 1971.
Scott went on to attend the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, majoring in Economics, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1974. He was purchasing manager for several manufacturing companies in Minnesota and North Dakota before joining Kraft Foods in 1983. He retired from Kraft Foods in 2002 as a director of purchasing. During his career with Kraft Foods, the family lived in Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois.
In 2005, Scott and Nancy moved to Muskego, Wisconsin. They also bought a home in Seaside, Oregon. Scott enjoyed acting, singing, politics, sports, working on projects, and spending time with his children and 8 grandchildren. He was a volunteer for the Muskego Food Pantry and the Waukesha Women’s Center and active in his church and neighborhood association.
Affiliations: Atonement Lutheran Church in Muskego, Wisconsin, and Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Seaside, Oregon.
Nancy Hanks Wife Muskego, WI
Jeffrey and Faith Hanks Son & daughter-in-law Hillsboro, OR
Mary and Josh St.John Daughter & son-in-law Burlington, WI
Wendy and Shawn Belletynee Daughter and son-in-law Round Lake, IL
Ivy, Christian, Alex, Clara and Nathan St. John Grandchildren Burlington, WI
Kaylee, Bradley and Gavin Belletynee Grandchildren Round Lake, IL
Stan Hanks and Nancy Rud Father and step-mother Houlton, WI
Marilyn Cramolini Mother Minneapolis, MN
Steve and Janet Hanks Brother & sister-in-law Hudson, WI
Susan and David Mowen Sister & brother-in-law Minneapolis, MN
Howard and Carole Pleuss Father-in-law & mother-in-law Appleton, WI
John and Phyllis Pleuss Brother-in-law & sister-in-law Madison, WI
Jim and Mary Pleuss Brother-in-law & sister-in-law Appleton, WI
Lori and Dick Granchalek Sister-in-law & brother-in-law Holmen, WI
Linda and Chris Brown Sister-in-law & brother-in-law Fox Point, WI
Numerous Nieces and Nephews
Memorial Service will be held:
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Service at 4:00pm
Atonement Lutheran Church
S70 W16244 Martin Dr.
Muskego, WI 53150
Memorials can be sent to Atonement Lutheran Church (S70 W16244 Martin Dr., Muskego, WI 53150), The Women's Center (505 North East Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186), or the Muskego Food Pantry (PO Box 231, W189 S8184, Muskego, WI 53150).