Local accountant Steve Hanscam calls it quits after nearly four decades
October 30, 2019
After nearly 40 years in business as an accountant on Main Street, Steve Hanscam has put away his calculator and paperwork and retired.
He officially retired Aug. 31 at age 64 after finishing up the last of the jobs at his accounting business.
He spent most of his years with an upstairs view in the 1300 block of Main Street above the old Mollie's Bakery. His father, Mervin Hanscam, opened the business in 1952 with Ed Casto, who soon bought a practice in Lakeview.
"I was certified in 1984," Hanscam said. "I started in January 1980, doing 1979 tax returns. I actually bought Dad out in 1989,...