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C. Norman Hanson

Christians Funeral Home

Newton, KS

Obituary

C Norman Hanson of Newton and Assaria exited this life and went West June 24, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Mae (Heimer).

He left behind -
Daughters: Janet Kay and husband Duane Dodson, Crete, Nebraska
Joy Ann and husband Joe Robb, Newton, Kansas
Jennifer Jo, Lawrence, Kansas
Granddaughters: Betsy and Caroline Robb, Newton

Born in Salina, Kansas, he was raised on a farm in the Assaria community, and graduated from the Assaria Grade and High Schools, and later graduated from Brown Mackie Business College with a diploma in Business Administration.

He was employed by The Kansas Power and Light Company, International Harvester Company, and Continental Oil Company prior to entering the Federal Civil Service. A veteran of World War II, he served on active and reserve duty in The United States Air Force retiring as a Colonel from the Air Force Reserve staff in the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. An inveterate traveler and amateur historian, he had visited most of the national parks, revolutionary war and civil war sites, and frontier forts and battlefields, and all the state capitols.

But for all this activity, his greatest love was for his wife and family and he took great pride in their academic and professional careers.

Visitation will be Thursday, June 27, from 4-7 pm at Christians Funeral Home, Lindsborg.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, June 28, Assaria Lutheran Church, with burial following at Assaria Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be designated for Assaria Lutheran Church in care of Christians Funeral Home 103 N. Washington, PO Box 386, Lindsborg, KS 67456.

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