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Rose Marie Hanson

May 24, 1926 ~ October 31, 2018 (age 92)

Rose Marie Hanson, 92, of Hoffman, died Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at PioneerCare in Fergus Falls.

Rose Marie Virginia (Anderson) Hanson, born in rural Hoffman on May 24, 1926, to Herman and Elfei (Nelson) Anderson.  She was baptized on July 25, 1926 at Wennersborg Lutheran Church and confirmed May 12, 1940, at Solem Lutheran Church.  Rose Marie attended school at Hoffman and graduated in 1945.  She enrolled in the Teachers Training program in Glenwood, MN and taught in a rural school in Grant County.

On June 10, 1948, Rose Marie was united in marriage to Louis Hanson at Solem Lutheran Church. They lived and farmed on the Hanson homeplace for 39 years, then moved into Hoffman.   She was a member of Bethel Lutheran church, now called Messiah Lutheran Church.  Rose Marie was active in ELCW. She enjoyed Bible Study and Women’s workdays and quilting.  She was an adult 4-H leader of the Happy Landers.

Family was very important to Rose Marie and she faithfully attended all their activities including those of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.  She enjoyed gardening, sewing, canning, and cooking up awesome meals and goodies for her family.  She had a true servant’s heart to all of those that knew her.

Rose Marie is survived by: sons Tyrone (Shirley) Hanson of Hoffman, Terry (Susan) Hanson of Roseau, and Jerome (Natalie) Hanson of Hoffman, and daughters Judith (Tom) Kummrow of Kensington, and Vicki (Michael) Smith of Fergus Falls; grandchildren Michael (Martha) Hanson, Kara (Scott) Larson, Taryn (John) Klawiter, Jason (Tanya) Hanson, Matthew (Amanda) Hanson, Justin (Holly) Hanson, Chad (Amber) Kummrow, Darin Kummrow, Scott (Belinda) Kummrow, Amanda (Travis) Weigand, Hunter Hanson, Heather (Aaron) Mikkelson, Derek (Chloe) Smith, and Ryan Smith.  Rose Marie is survived by 24 great grandchildren with 2 on the way.   She is survived by sisters; Helen Velasco and Elfie (Robert) Knox; and several nieces and nephews.           

She was preceded in death by her husband Louis of 55 years; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Anderson; Granddaughter Jessica Rose Hanson; brother Romaine (Gladys) Anderson; brother-in-law Dale Velasco; father and mother-in-law Mr. and Mrs. John Hanson; brother-in-law Charles (Iletta) Hanson; sister-in-law Lucille (Kenneth) Light, and brothers-in-law Lawrence Hanson and Richard (Lorraine) Hanson, and several nieces and nephews.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Wennersborg Cemetery of rural Kensington, or Messiah Lutheran Church, Hoffman MN, for children to be able to attend Luther Crest Bible Camp.

Visitation: 5:00-7:00 PM Sunday, November 4th, 2018, at Messiah Lutheran Church, Hoffman MN with a prayer service at 6:30 PM.  Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service at the Church.

Service: 10:00 AM Monday, November 5th, 2018 at Messiah Lutheran Church, Hoffman, MN.

Clergy: Pastor Mark Mathews

Interment: Wennersborg Cemetery of Kensington, MN

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