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Bernard M. Hanson

Male 1906 - 1970  (64 years)


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  • Name Bernard M. Hanson 
    Born 22 Jan 1906  Milton, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jan 1970  Cut Bank, Glacier, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • TWO TRUCKS COLLIDE.

      Damage topped $2,500 but there were no injuries in a two-truck smash on icy U.S. 93 (?) 28 miles east of West Glacier at 12:30 p.m. Friday. [Jan. 23, 1970]
      Investigating highway patrolmen said an eastbound semi-truck-trailer driven by Harvey Raymond Armstrong, 50, 13 Meadowlark Drive, Kalispell, was struck by a loaded truck-tanker after Armstrong slid into the westbound lane.

      Driver of the westbound tanker, Bernard Hanson, 64, Columbia Falls, was unable to stop because of ice. He hit the Armstrong truck which had slid against a snowbank.
      Neither man was injured and no citations were issued (Daily Inter Lake, Kalispell, Montana, Sun. Jan. 25, 1970, p.2).

      SERVICE SET FOR BERNARD HANSON.

      COLUMBIA FALLS --- Bernard Hanson, 64, was electrocuted Thursday following a traffic accident 14 miles west of Cut Bank.
      A resident of Columbia Falls since 1956 Hanson was employed by Valley Oil and Service Co., Kalispell, as an over-the-road tanker driver.

      In 1931 he was married to Alice Skrogstad at Crookston, Minn., who survived him at his family home in Columbia Falls.

      He is also survived by two daughters, Mrs. Elaine Jensen, Spokane, and Mrs,. Marilyn Hurtt, Hoople, N.D.; six grandchildren, his mother, Mrs. Ragna Hanson, Milton, N.D.; five brothers, Edwin, Coram; Arnold, Seattle; and Marvin, Sidney and Harlan, all of Milton, N.D.; and two sisters, Mrs. Arlene Sunderland, Milton, N.D., and Mrs. Thelma Rud, Warren, Minn.

      Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church with Rev. Douglas Thorkelson officiating and internment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Services are under the direction of the Van Leuven Funeral Home (Daily Inter Lake, Kalispell, Montana, Sun. Feb. 1, 1970, p. 10).

      SERVICES FOR BERNARD HANSON.

      Funeral services for Bernard Hanson, 64, Aluminum City, Columbia Falls, were conducted in Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Tuesday afternoon. Pastor Douglas Thorkelson officiated.
      Mrs. Ted Smith was organist with Mrs. Roger Elliott, soloist. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery with Tom Christiansen, William Einarson, James Gillespie, Raymond Olson, Leon Sloan and Lloyd Sondreson, pallbearers. Van Leuven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

      Mr. Hanson died Jan. 29 following a highway accident near Browning. He was electrocuted when he walked into a dangling 12,700 volt transmission line. Hanson was driving a truck-trailer tanker unit which came off a long hill, rounded a curve, then gradually veered off a straight section of U.S. Highway 2 during an intense ground blizzard. The unit crashed through a power pole, tearing down the lines.

      He was born Jan. 22, 1906, in Milton (Cavalier Co.), N. Dak., and grew up there. Alice Skrogstad and Bernard Hanson were married at Crookston (Polk Co.), Minn., Feb. 27, 1931.
      They moved to Columbia Falls in 1956 and he was truck driver for Lloyd Sondreson, Polebridge. For the past three years he has been employed as a truck driver by Valley Oil and Service Co., Kalispell. He loved Montana and the out-of-doors.

      Survivors are his widow; two daughters, Mrs. James (Elaine) Jensen, Spokane; and Mrs. Hamilton (Marilyn) Hurtt, Hoople, N. Dak.; six grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Ragna Hanson, Milton; five brothers, Edwin, Coram; Arnold, Seattle; Marvin, Sidney and Harlan, all of Milton; two sisters, Mrs. Arlene Sunderland, Milton; and Mrs. Thelma Rud, Warren, Minn.

      The obituary for his widow, ALICE A. HANSON, gives their marriage as Feb. 26, 1931 in Milton, N.D. (Hungry Horse News, Columbia Falls, Montana
      Fri. Feb. 6, 1970, p.9).
    Buried 03 Feb 1970  Colombia Falls, Flathead, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Woodlawn Cemetery
    Hanson Bernhard gravsted Montana.jpg
    Hanson Bernhard gravsted Montana.jpg
    Bernhard Hanson's gravsted.
    Person ID I10191  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2016 

    Family Alice Agnes Skrogstad, "Hanson",   b. 23 Sep 1904, Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1992, Whitefish, Flathead, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1931  Crookston, Polk, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elaine Hanson, "Jensen"  [Birth]
    +2. Marilyn Hanson, "Hurtt",   b. 15 Jun 1931,   d. 26 Feb 2001  (Age 69 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 May 2015 
    Family ID F1705  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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