Eunice Hanson, 1919-2015

Published 9:44 am Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Funeral services for Eunice T. Hanson, 95, of Clarks Grove will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Clarks Grove. The Rev. Jamie Cameron will officiate. Burial will be at Clarks Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the services at the church. Online condolences are welcome at

Eunice Hanson

Eunice Hanson

Eunice died Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society of Albert Lea.

Eunice T. Hanson was born Oct. 24, 1919, in Lake Sarah Township near Slayton,  the daughter of Frithiof and Florence (Larson) Elmgren. She grew up in Manistique, Michigan, and attended elementary school there. She graduated from Manistique High School and then attended a junior college in Chicago. She also went to Bethel College in St. Paul and then Western Michigan College of Education in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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On Aug. 19, 1943, Eunice was united in marriage to Wyman E. Hanson in Rockford, Michigan. She taught at the Huff School in Michigan while her husband was in the service. She was a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Clarks Grove. Eunice enjoyed attending the activities at Bancroft Creek Estates and Good Samaritan Society, reading, quilting and knitting baby caps for newborns. She was also a big fan of the Minnesota Twins and Timberwolves, and she enjoyed watching games on television. Blessed be her memory.

Survivors include her children David (Carolyn) Hanson and John (Ellen) Hanson; grandchildren Mike (Amy) Hanson, Shelli Hanson and special friend, Robert Rossini, Tim (Tiffany) Hanson, Andrea (Anthony) Carter, Allison (Eric) Barry and Brian (Amy) Gullikson; and great-grandchildren Bryce Hanson and special friend, Danielle Olson, Kara Hanson, Sam Hanson and special friend, Audrey Hanson, Maddie Hanson, Siri, Jack, and Judd Hanson, Alexa and Halle Carter, Alexander and Lauren Barry, and Karina and Miles Gullikson.

Eunice was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wyman; her daughter, Mary Jane Gullikson; and her son-in-law, Glenn Gullikson.