Evans Funeral Home
"Compassionate Funeral Service"
Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911
Secondary Number ~ 701.650.9937
Wesley Alan Hanson, 69, Spirit Lake, Iowa, died Friday, July 3, 2020, at Avera McKenna Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Wesley Alan Hanson was born October 6, 1950, at Devils Lake, ND to Ever and Alta (Lunden) Hanson. He graduated from Oberon High School in 1968. He attended and graduated from the University of North Dakota (UND) Grand Forks, ND.
He taught school in Grandin. Wes held many jobs and for the last years was employed by Rydell Chevrolet in Spirit Lake, Iowa.
Wes enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Wes made and kept friends from all aspects of his life from childhood, school, college, work, and communities. He had a love for sports at all levels and attended as many events as he could. Wes will forever be known for his stories, jokes, kindness and generosity. There was never a quiet time when Wes was around.
He is survived by his sisters, Diane Brines, Dickinson and Wendy Church, Devils Lake, brother, Tiger (Alan) Hanson, Oberon, one niece, four nephews, four great nieces, five great nephews, and a great-great niece and nephew.
Wes was preceded in death by his parents, his step-mother, Bernice, brother, Oley and brother-in-law, James Brines.
Visitation will be Thursday, July 9, 2020 from 12:00-7:00PM with a Prayer Service at 7:00 PM all at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, ND.
Funeral Service will be held Friday, July 10, 2020, at 2:00 PM at Calvary Lutheran Church, Oberon, ND.
Burial will be in Grandfield Lutheran Cemetery, rural Sheyenne, North Dakota
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