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Yvonne Thelma Hanson

July 4, 1935 — June 30, 2023

 

Yvonne T. Hanson, 87, of Crookston, MN entered her Heavenly home Friday, June 30, 2023, surrounded by family at Riverview Hospital in Crookston.

Yvonne was born on July 4, 1935, in Crookston, MN to Lawrence and Thelma (Bruun) Grove.  She grew up and attended school near Climax, MN, graduating with the class of 1953.  After High School Yvonne moved to Pullman, WA working at Washington State University.  Shortly after, she moved back to the Crookston area where she met the love of her life, Wayne Hanson.  On June 7, 1963 Wayne and Yvonne were united in marriage. 

Yvonne enjoyed a long successful career working with the University of Minnesota – Crookston, retiring on July 1, 2000. She and Wayne enjoyed traveling, spending summers at the lake, and visiting family and friends.  Sadly, Wayne passed away in May of 2011.  

Yvonne is lovingly survived by her beloved stepson: Jeffery Hanson of Truth or Consequences, NM.  Sister-in-law, Patty (Ty) Spies of Watertown, SD; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

In addition to her husband, Wayne Hanson, Yvonne was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Thelma Grove, parents-in-law, Harry and Anna Hanson; stepson Terry Hanson, brother, Lyle (Ardis) Grove, sisters, Mildred (Donald) Delp and Arlene (Irving) Haugen, brothers-in-law: Leroy (Rosemond) Hanson, Warren (Ella) Hanson.

A Memorial Service honoring Yvonne’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023, at Stenshoel-Houske Funeral Home in Crookston, MN. Visitation with Yvonne’s family will be for one hour prior to the service. A family graveside service will follow at the Sandhill Lutheran Cemetery in rural Climax, MN.

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Stenshoel-Houske Funeral & Cremation Service

615 South Minnesota Street, Crookston, MN 56716

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Memorial Service

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Stenshoel-Houske Funeral & Cremation Service

615 South Minnesota Street, Crookston, MN 56716

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Burial

Saturday, August 19, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Sand Hill Lutheran Church

34145 MN-220, Climax, MN 56523

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