Geraldine A. Hanick

POYNETTE – Geraldine A. Hanick, age 78, passed away at UW Hospital in Madison following an extended illness with family by her side on Monday, February 20, 2017.

Geraldine was born on August 10, 1938, in Lake Geneva, the daughter of Walter and Edna (Genens) Hudson. She graduated from Lake Geneva High School in 1956 and then attended Whitewater College from 1956 to 1958. She married Richard Hanick in Lake Geneva at First Evangelical Lutheran Church on August 22, 1959. Geraldine was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her husband, Richard Hanick of Poynette; children, Jami (Daryl) Severson of Sun Prairie, Juli Levzow of Poynette, Jeff (Amy) Hanick of Menomonee Falls; brothers, Duane Hudson of Whitewater, Ronald Hudson; sisters, Donna Turner of High Point NC and Romaine (Richard) Miller of Mesa, AZ; grandchildren, Kylie, Courtney (fiancé Beau Becker) and Kenzie Severson, Cody, Dylan and Sydney Hanick, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Garron Hudson; and granddaughter, Casie.  

Funeral services will be held at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church on County Road K at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 24, 2017. Burial will follow at Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Wisconsin Chapter, 3313 S. Packerland Drive, Suite E, De Pere, WI 54115; Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, W6906 County Road K, Arlington, WI 53911; or a charity of your choice.

The family would like to thank the staff at UW Hospital and the Poynette EMS for their care and support.

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home is assisting the family.  

“Love you Mom” and she would always respond, “Love you very much.


For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)