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Luanne Jeanne Hanson

April 24, 1959 ~ May 10, 2019 (age 60)

Luanne J. Hanson, 60, of Fergus Falls, died on Friday, May 10, 2019, at her residence in Fergus Falls.

Luanne Jeanne was born on April 24, 1959, in Ft. Dodge, Iowa, the daughter of Ronald Gene and Mary Louise (Riley) Hanson. She graduated from Princeton High School in 1977. After High school, Luanne attended St. Cloud State University, graduating in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree and in 1989 a master’s degree.

She worked in Mental Health for most her career, most recently at Lakeland Mental Health in Fergus Falls as a supervisor where she was employed for 28 years.

Luanne’s hobbies included garage sales, antiquing, shopping, music, and spending time with family. She had a deep appreciation for art which she passed on to her children and included drawing, pottery and attending art galleries.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Bernard and Mabel Riley; paternal grandparents, Royal and Martha Hanson and her father, Ronald Hanson.

She is survived by two sons, Mathew (Samantha) and Lucas Hanson-Nelson both of Fergus Falls; step-daughter, Ashley Harms of Reno, NV; mother, Mary Riley of Sun City, AZ; three sisters, Suzanne Hulett of Princeton, MN, Roxanne (Luther)Carlson of Cambridge, MN and Jodi (Dennis) Walz of Otho, IA; nieces and nephews, Kris Hulett, Nick (Jessie) Carlson, Jeff (Sylvia) Hulett and Zac (Molly) Carlson.

Memorial Service: 3:00 P.M., Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the Glende-Nilson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls, with a visitation one hour prior to the service.

Interment: Elk Horn Cemetery, Ft. Dodge, Iowa at a later date

Funeral arrangements are with the Glende-Nilson Funeral Home of Fergus Falls.

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