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Alma Stephenson Hanson
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1887
Clay County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1965
Thief River Falls
Pennington County
Minnesota, USA

Mrs. Edwin (Alma) Hanson, 77, a resident of Thief River Falls, MN since 1954 and formerly of the Goodridge community, died early Thursday morning April 29, 1965 at the Oakland Park nursing home.Funeral services for Alma were held at 2:30 p.m. Monday in the Assemblies of God tabernacle. Rev. H. Ray Collver officiated. Interment was in the Greenwood Cemetery. Green Funeral home was in charge of arrangements.

Alma Stephenson was born on September 16, 1887 at Tansem township, Clay Co., MN to Julius and Ivara Christianson Stephenson. She attended local schools and grew to womanhood in that community.

On June 11, 1906 she married John "Edwin" Hanson. The young couple moved to Erie, near Goodridge, Pennington Co., MN to homestead to start their married life together. In 1928 they moved to Fosston where they farmed until they retired in 1954. Then they moved to Thief River Falls, MN to make their home.

The couple had six children. One daughter predeceased her mother: Esther Amanda (Mrs. Selmer) Myklejord died on October 12, 1961. Children who survived Alma included Selma Jensine (Mrs. Emil) Anderson of Thief River Falls, Inga Bertha (Mrs. Bert) Coan of Goodridge, Eddie Adolph of Fosston, Lillian Catherine (Mrs. Alvin) Nordvold of Zumbroto, and Julian Raymond of Tucson, Arizona. Her husband preceded her in death in 1961.

Other survivors are three half-sisters, Edna (Mrs. Gordon) Hawn, Rockford, IL; Lillian (Mrs. Carl) Johnson, Sheldon, Iowa; and Mrs. Charles Stapelton, Los Angeles, CA; six
half-brothers; Eddie Stephenson, Fosston; Sherman, Rockford, IL; Sydney, Yellowstone National Park; Willard, Ortonville; Wilfred, Goodridge, and Fred, of Everett, WA;
thirteen grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Family links: 
  John "Edwin" Hanson (1880 - 1961)*
  Selma Jensina McEnelly Hanson Anderson (1906 - 1994)*
  Inga Bertha Hanson Coan (1908 - 1998)*
  Eddie Adolph Hanson (1910 - 1995)*
  Esther Amanda Hanson Myklejord (1913 - 1961)*
  Lillian Catherine Hanson Nordvold (1915 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Cemetery
Thief River Falls
Pennington County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Blk:2 Lot:50 Grave:6
Maintained by: Lindalee
Originally Created by: kevers
Record added: Oct 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43764767
Alma <i>Stephenson</i> Hanson
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