Name: Richard Eddie HANSON
Birth: 11 OCT 1956 in Red Lake County, Minnesota
Death: 17 OCT 2003 in Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota
Burial: 21 OCT 2003 St. Pauli Cemetery, Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Note: funeral at Johnson-Green Funeral Home in Thief River Falls, MN
Change Date: 29 JAN 2008
Thief River Falls - Richard Hanson, 47, died Friday, October 17, 2003 at his home in Thief River Falls.
Funeral services were held Hanson, Richard photo2 Tuesday, Oct. 21st, at Johnson-Green Funeral Chapel in Thief River Falls, with the Reverend Terri Cuppett officiating. Interment was at St. Pauli Cemetery. Casket bearers included: Donald Hanson, Rodney Hanson, Wallace Torkelson, Mervin Curry, Perry Curry, Frank Sonczalla, John Halvorson and Vincent Hess.
Richard Hanson was born October 11, 1956, the son of Eddie and Agnes (Torkelson) Hanson, at Red Lake Falls. He was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran Faith. The family moved to Minneapolis, in 1968, where Richard graduated from High School in 1974.
He worked for many years as an animal control officer for Hennepin County. He then attended and graduated from Minneapolis Technical College with a degree in Network Administration. In 1998, he moved to Thief River Falls.
Richard enjoyed sports and fantasy football. He was a fan of the Los Angeles Lakers, Oakland Raiders and Atlanta Braves.
He is survived by his mother; one brother, Donald (Pat), Prior Lake; one sister, Marlene Hanson, Sauk Rapids; three nieces; a nephew and many great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Father: Edward (Eddie) Alfred HANSON b: ABT 1920
Mother: Agnes Alvina TORKELSON b: 22 AUG 1922 in Smiley Township, Pennington County, Minnesota c: 1 OCT 1922 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota