GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                                                 Sunday, April 28, 2002

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 Victor Hanson

 

  HAVRE -- Victor Hanson, 88, of Havre, a longtime rancher and cattle buyer, died Friday at a Great Falls hospital of natural causes.

  His funeral is 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Lutheran Church in Havre, with burial to follow at Highland Cemetery there. Holland and Bonine Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Verlie (Miller) Hanson of Havre; son, Gary Hanson of Vancouver, Wash.; daughter, Ann Manuel of Havre; sisters Elenor Tigen and Edna Murphy, both of Scobey, and Alpha Hanson of Havre; 10 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                               Monday, April 29, 2002

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VICTOR HANSON           

           

           

  Victor Hanson, 88, died Friday, April 26, 2002, at a Great Falls hospital of natural causes. 

  Funeral Services are at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the First Lutheran Church with Pastor Brad Ulgenes officiating. Burial is to follow funeral service at the Highland Cemetery. Fellowship to follow the burial at the church. 

  Victor was born on Sept. 28, 1913, to Carl and Anna (Helgeson) Hanson at Scobey. He was educated at Scobey and graduated from Scobey High School. 

  On Jan. 3, 1935, Victor married Verlie Miller at Sidney. To this union, two children were born. Victor moved to Havre in 1938 to manage Hanson’s Conoco. He worked for the Great Northern Railway for one year, then was foreman on the O’Neil Ranch in Big Sandy for four years before purchasing the cattle ranch eight miles southeast of Havre. It was located on the Little Box Elder Creek. During this time he was also a cattle buyer for 10 years. He sold his ranch eight years ago and purchased a home 10 miles south of Havre. 

  His greatest love were his family, cattle, horses, and his cow dog. He played the violin, and absolutely enjoyed any kind of music and singing. He and his wife were snowbirds, going to Arizona for 13 years. Over the years they spent many years planning trips together. 

  He was a past board member of the First Lutheran Church, and was a member of the Montana Stock Growers’ Association, Fraternal Order of the Eagles, the Good Sam Club, Sons of Norway, and the Bullhook Bottoms Barber Shop Chorus. 

  He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and three sisters.

  Survivors include his wife, Verlie (Miller) Hanson of Havre; sisters, Elenor Tigen and Edna Murphy, both of Scobey, Alpha Hanson of Havre; son, Gary (Joellyne) Hanson of Vancouver, Wash.; daughter, Ann (Charles) Manuel of Havre; 10 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. 

  Memorials in Victor’s honor may be made to The First Lutheran Church, P. O. Box 66, Havre, MT 59501 or Yellowstone Boy’s Ranch, P. O. Box 2549, Billings, MT 59103. 

  Services and arrangements are under the direction of the Holland and Bonine Funeral Home.  

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THE BLAINE COUNRY JOURNAL, NEWS-OPINION                           Wednesday, May 1, 2002

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VICTOR HANSON

 

  Victor Hanson, 88, died Friday, April 26, 2002 at a Great Falls hospital of natural causes. Funeral services are at 10:00 am. on Wednesday May I, 2002 (today) at the First Lutheran Church with Pastor Brad Ulgenes officiating. Burial to follow fu­neral service at the Highland Cemetery. Fellowship to follow the burial at the church. Memori­als in Victor’s honor may be made to: The First Lutheran Church P.O. Box 66 Havre, MT 59501 or Yellowstone Boy’s Ranch P.O. Box 2549 Billings, MT 59103. Services and ar­rangements are under the direc­tion of the Holland and Bonine Funeral Home.

   Victor was born on Septem­ber 28. 1913 to Carl and Anna (Helgeson) Hanson at Scobey, MT. He was educated at Scobey and graduated from Scobey High School.

  On January 3, 1935, Victor married Verlie Miller at Sidney, MT. To this union, two children were born. Victor moved to Havre in 1938 to manage Han­son’s Conoco. He worked for the Great Northern Railroad for one year. then was foreman on the O’Neil Ranch in Big Sandy for four years before purchasing a cattle ranch 8 miles south east of Havre. It was located on Little Box Elder Creek. During this time he was also a cattle buyer for 10 years. He sold his ranch 8 years ago and purchased a home 10 miles south of Havre.

  His greatest love was his family, cattle, horses, and his cow dog. He played the violin, and absolutely enjoyed any kind of music and singing. He and his wife were snow birds, going to Arizona for 13 years. Over the years they spent many hours planning trips together.

  He was a member of the fol­lowing organizations: Past board member of the First Lutheran Church, Montana Stock Grower’s Association, Fraternal Order of the Eagles, the Good Sam Club, Sons of Norway, and the Bull-hook Bottoms Barber Shop Cho­rus.

  Victor is survived by his wife Verlie (Miller) Hanson of Havre; son Gary (Joellyne) Hanson of Vancouver, WA; daughter Ann (Charles) Manuel of Havre; three sisters, Elenor Tigen and Edna Murphy of Scobey, and Alpha Hanson of Havre; and 10 grand­children, 29 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren

  He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and three sisters.

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