Jean Hanson

June 17, 1933-June 30, 2013

MARSHALL – Mass of Christian Burial for Jean M. Hanson, 80, of Marshall will be 11 a.m. today at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery.

She died Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center.

Jean Marie was born June 17, 1933, in Watertown, S.D., to Raymond and Grace (Hupf) Riley. She was baptized, took First Communion and confirmed at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown. She graduated in 1951 from Watertown High School. She attended the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, S.D. She was working as a social worker when she met Roger Hanson. They were married June 8, 1963, at Immaculate Conception and to this union a daughter, Debra, was born. She and her family lived in Redfield, Lacrosse, Wis., Eau Claire, Wis. and moved to Marshall where she worked for Century 21 and then Whitcomb Real Estate. She retired in 2004. The love of her life was her family, especially her grandchildren. Her other enjoyments included playing cards, camping, playing Bingo at Boulder Estates and cheering on the Minnesota Vikings and Twins.

Jean was a faithful member of Holy Redeemer at the time of her death.

Survivors include her husband, Roger of Marshall; daughter, Debra (and Paul) Louwagie of Slayton; three grandchildren, Jason (and Christy) Louwagie of Plano, Texas, Kellie (and fianc, Ryan Clancy) Louwagie of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Kristin Louwagie of Mankato; sister, Joan Whittle of Watertown, S.D.; brother, Ambrose (and Marilyn) Riley of Watertown, S.D.; also many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in by her parents and a sister, Rosemarie Lantsberger.

Blessed be the memory of Jean M. Hanson

Hamilton Funeral Home