Raymond Hanson, 1923-2018

Published 12:01 am Saturday, June 16, 2018

Funeral services for Raymond C. Hanson, 94, of Albert Lea, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Todd Walsh will officiate. Interment will be at Shady Oaks Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by local veteran organizations. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Tuesday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Raymond Hanson

Raymond died Friday, June 15, 2018, at Thorne Crest Senior Living Community.

Raymond Carl Hanson was born on Sept. 16, 1923, in Oakland, the son of Carl and Anna (Arett) Hanson. He attended Austin High School. Raymond farmed with his father and then entered the U.S. Army. Upon his return, he worked for a canning company and then Wilson & Co. for 25 years.

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On Oct. 23, 1954, Raymond was united in marriage to Vivian Prusha in Owatonna. Raymond enjoyed fishing, playing cards, watching westerns and spending time at various casinos. He was a member of the Eagles Club, Albert Lea Senior Center and Grace Lutheran Church.

Raymond is survived by his children Kenny (Kris) Hanson, Bob (Laural) Hanson, Doug Hanson (Terri Swenson) and Ann Hanson (Dean Huffman); grandchildren Adam (Nicole) Hanson, Brady Hanson, April (James) Danielson, Bobby James Hanson, Jasmine Hanson, Carl Hanson, Amanda Hanson, Amber Hanson and Ashley Hanson; great-grandchildren Johnny Danielson and Soren Danielson; sisters Mavis Parrish, Catherine Yule and Iris (Joe) Donkers; sister-in-law, Janet Hanson; and many nieces and nephews.

Raymond was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Vivian; brothers Gordon Hanson and Byron Hanson; and granddaughter, Angel Hanson.