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Gerald Nels Hanson
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1940
Ward County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1996
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

Gerald Nels Hanson, 56, of 632 Hull Avenue died Saturday [November 30, 1996] at Mercy Hospital Medical Center [in Des Moines Iowa] of injuries he sustained in an automobile pedestrian accident. He has lived in Des Moines since 1971.

Mr. Hanson was born on February 4, 1940 in Douglas, North Dakota to Joy A. and Lillian Larson Hanson (who died on September 1, 1944 when he was only four years old). His father re-married very shortly and the family subsequently moved to Isanti County, Minnesota.

At a young age he joined the Navy and was in the military for many years. He served in the Navy in the Vietnam War. On July 25, 1960 he married Freddie Carol Klutts, and they had three children. After their divorce, the children were adopted and raised by their maternal grandparents in Mississippi. Gerald subsequently married Carol Taylor on February 14, 1976. They had no children and later divorced.

Survivors include two daughters, Carol Hanson Klutts and Kathrene Hanson Klutts and a son,Maisel Hanson Klutts, all of Mississippi; four sisters, Joyce Carter of Miles, Koreen Gerdin of Bethel, Minnesota, Delores Feldman of Diamond Bar, California, and JoAnn Heckenlaible, of
Lodi, California; and a brother, Richard Hanson of Des Moines. Arrangements were handled by Highland Park Funeral Home. The body was cremated and the ashes were later buried at the family plot at the Gerdin Cemetery in rural Isanti County, Minnesota. 
Family links: 
  Joy Anglo Hastings Hanson (1896 - 1966)
  Lillian Gladys Larson Hanson (1904 - 1944)
  Dale LeRoy Hanson (1925 - 1990)*
  Carl Bernell Hanson (1926 - 1993)*
  Richard Almer Hanson (1933 - 2011)*
  Maysil LaVern Hanson (1938 - 1945)*
  Gerald Nels Hanson (1940 - 1996)
  Kenneth Hastings Hanson (1948 - 1998)**
*Calculated relationship
Gerdins Cemetery
Isanti County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: Eric C.
Record added: Sep 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97550441
Gerald Nels Hanson
Added by: Eric C.
Gerald Nels Hanson
Added by: Eric C.
Gerald Nels Hanson
Added by: Eric C.
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