|6/19/2019 3:18:00 PM|
Caleb Hanson, 38, of Windom died June 12, 2019.
A Celebration of Life service will be held today (Wednesday) at 11 a.m., at Gathering Church in Bingham Lake with Pastor Steve DeKok officiating.
Special music will be provided by Kurt Jahnke, vocalist/pianist; and Jordan Bussa and Jessie Colbert, vocalists.
Casket bearers will be Scott Veenker, Joe Jurgens, Brent Chacula, Joe Dungan, John Shamp, Paul Marsh, Austin Ludvigson and John Ketzenberg.
Honorary bearers will be Christopher Hanson, Dalton Haken, Saije Galer, Todd Miller, Travis Marsh, Butch Miller, Mark Behrends, Colton Marcus and William Behrends.
Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Windom.
Visitation was Tuesday and continues today at the church for one hour prior to the service.
LaCanne Family Funeral Service of Windom is handling the funeral arrangements.
Caleb Matthew Hanson was born Nov. 21, 1980, in Norman County and came to his adoptive family in 1981. He was dedicated to the Lord at 1 year old. Caleb enjoyed growing up on the farm with pets, pigs and machinery.
He completed kindergarten at Mt. Lake Christian School before the family moved to Cambridge in 1987, where he attended Chadaschay Christian School through third grade, then Cambridge Elementary.
In 1991, the family moved to Faribault for a year before returning to Windom, where he returned to Mt. Lake Christian School, graduating in 1999.
After graduation, Caleb worked for Steve Dick at KBQ, then did long distance hauling, worked at the Cottonwood County Landfill and the Dundee Bar before becoming co-owner/operator of PJ's II in Bingham Lake. After several years, he sold his portion of the business.
In 2014, he joined Scott Veenker Enterprises and worked for Scott until January 2019 when he began working for the Windom Street Department.
In 2014, Caleb married Erica Lynn Vock at the Mark Behrends home in Jackson County. They lived in Windom.
Caleb enjoyed giving gifts and his time to others and helped anyone when needed. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, grilling and smoking meat and being part of the Wicked Fast Drag Racing Team. He especially enjoyed spending time and having fun with Dalton, Saije and family.
Caleb had been struggling with depression at the time of his death.
He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Amy Michelle Hanson; and grandparents, C. Martin and Bonnabel Hanson; and Donald and Marion Palmer.
Survivors include his wife, Erica Hanson of Windom; two children, Dalton Haken and Saije Galer of Windom; a brother, Christopher M. Hanson of Columbia Heights; his parents, C. Michael and Susan A. Hanson of Bingham Lake; father-in-law, Skip (Michele) Vock of Rapid City, S.D.; mother-in-law, Brenda (Todd) Miller of Delft; grandparents-in-law, Nancy "Nannie" Vock and Larry and Ruth Smith, all of Windom; sisters- and brothers-in-law, Kristel (Travis) Marsh of Delft, Bianca (Jason) Noble of Rapid City, S.D.; Brandi (Mike) Jangula of Dickinson, N.D.; Brock (Jen) Schimbeno of Bozeman, Mont.; Jared (Kharla) Vock of Rapid City, S.D.; and godparents, Woody and Tary Johnson of Windom.