Family and friends recently celebrated the 90th birthday of Sylvan “Pic” “Bill” Hanson with a weekend of activities at Kalamazoo, Mich. Hosting this event were his sons and their wives: Mark (Carla), missionaries to Spain; Kent (Cindy) of Grandville, Mich.; Steve (Gwen) of Fishers, and Greg (Jacquey) of Cicero.
He was born near Dugger, Ind., and has resided in this area since the age of 6. He was the son of the late John W. and Matilda Hanson.
In 1946, he was married to Nora Fuller, of Fishers. He is a proud grandfather to 14 grandchildren plus spouses and has 24 great-grandchildren.