Dorothy W. Hanson, age 91 of Howell and lifelong resident of Livingston County, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at her home. She was born November 15, 1921 in Gregory, MI, the daughter of Floyd and Julie A. (Wood) Lillywhite. Beloved wife of the late Glenn N. Hanson (July 6, 2012); dear mother of Robert (Jane) Hanson of Howell and David (Norma) Hanson of Mason; loving grandmother of Brian (Bridgett) of Livonia, Jeff of Howell, Todd (Colleen) Hanson of Novi and Jennifer (Richard) Burn of Chula Vista, CA; also survived by seven great-grandchildren and three nieces. She was preceded in death by her brother, Dorr Lillywhite. Dorothy was a 1940 graduate of Stockbridge High School and well known for her baking, especially pies. She was a very active member of Chilson Hills Church where services will be held Saturday, December 29 at 11 a.m. (visitation 10-11 a.m.) Interment will be in Plainfield Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at MacDonald’s Funeral Home, Howell (517-546-2800). Memorial contributions may be made to Chilson Hills Church, 4400 Brighton Road, Howell.