Donald LaVerne Hanson

Donald LaVerne Hanson

Birth
Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 18 Mar 2018 (aged 86)
Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Taopi, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 188161454 · View Source
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Donald Laverne Hanson, 86 of Adams, Minnesota, died Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems – Austin.

Don was born September 28, 1931 at home in rural Adams to Henry and Celia (Pederson) Hanson. He graduated from Adams High School in 1949 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in April of 1951. He was stationed in Norfolk, Virginia. On July 23rd, 1954 he married Connie Fisher, from Trenton, MI. They were married at David Adams Memorial Chapel on the naval base. After being discharged from the Navy, they returned to Minnesota where he farmed with his father. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of LeRoy where he had served as an Elder. Don served on the Adams Elevator board for a number of years and was a member of the Adams American Legion. Don farmed all of his years after returning from the Navy and never really considered himself retired.

He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Celia, sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and John Roberts; brother-in-law, Donald Lee; and niece, Holly Hanson King.

Don is survived by his wife: Connie; daughters: Shauna (Norb) Schlichter; Sherri (Brian) Miller; son: Scott (Kate) Hanson; 11 grandchildren: Emily, Eric, Nolan and Jeff Schlichter, Clint Miller, Ashley Kidwell, April Ulwelling, Chelsea Turner, Hannah, Rachel & Mitchell Hanson; 15 great grandchildren; one step great granddaughter; three step great great grandchildren; brother, Robert (Sharon) Hanson; sister, Darlene Lee; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 22nd at First Presbyterian Church in LeRoy with the Reverend John Kerr officiating. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Taopi, Minnesota with Adams American Legion Post #146 in charge of military rites. Visitation will be at the Adams Funeral Home on Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM and at the church on Thursday for one hour before the service.


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  • Created by: Janet Stephenson
  • Added: 19 Mar 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 188161454
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald LaVerne Hanson (28 Sep 1931–18 Mar 2018), Find a Grave Memorial no. 188161454, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Taopi, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Janet Stephenson (contributor 46853083) Burial Details Unknown.