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“Dear Hanson Family, We were so saddened to hear of Margie's passing away. She was always so full of energy and enthusiasm! I was always so in "awe...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Sue Schwen Johnson - Alexandria, MN

“Dear Hanson Family, Just went on this website to read my uncle's obituary and learned of Margie's death. I have many nice memories of her and know...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Tammy and Greg Kastner - MN

“To The Hanson Family, It was only a little more than a year ago my brother Greg and I lost our mother Margie. With the passing of your Margie, I...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: William Holland

“I will miss Margie. I work in activities at St. Luke's and she was always a joy to be with and always so appreciative for everything I helped her...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Kay Nemanic - Blue Earth, MN

“Dear Chuck,Mike,J.R., Joy and families.............So sorry to hear of your Mother Margie's death. She was a great lady to have known. So many...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: kathleen Peterson Kottke - MN

“So sorry to hear of the loss of your wonderful mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a dear lady and will be missed. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Terry - Windom, MN

“To Chuck, Mike, J. R., and Joy, and your Families.............So sorry for the loss of you Mother. We sure did have many good times together growing...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Kathleen Peterson Kottke - MN

“JR & Family, My thoughts are with you. It never failed, a smile and hello were always given when you met Margie. She was full of spunk, which I can...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Tracy Kutsi - Blue Earth, MN

“My sympathy to the Hanson family. Many memories when my parents lived by Guckeen. I got to babysit a few times and remember that I got to go to...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Beverly Kast Krosch - Elmore, MN

“JR and family.......Sorry to hear the news.I never met the lady but have had the pleasure of knowing JR....She lived a long life and raised a fine...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Wade Herbers - Minnesota Lake, MN

“Always so incredibly kind to me. Be free now, Marge, and enjoy the rewards of your fantastic spirit. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Andrew

“My sympathy to Marge's family. We first became acquainted when I worked at UHD and she volunteered in the coffee shop. Later, we visited at 7 Parish...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Shirley Sheldahl - Blue Earth, MN


Margie M. Hanson, age 91, of Blue Earth, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center in Blue Earth. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Hope United Methodist Church in Blue Earth with Rev. Janet Crissinger-Clark officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth. Visiting hours will be from 4:30 to 7:30 PM on Monday at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Blue Earth and one hour prior to services at the church. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com Margie was born in Truman, MN, on August 24, 1921, to Ruth (Wilkenson) & Fred Schofield, the middle of three children, with older brother Hank, and younger sister Meryl (Pudgy). She was raised a Baptist. Margie graduated from Truman High School in 1939 and soon married Morris Hanson in Blue Earth in 1941 and became a member of Salem Evangelical UB Church . The couple had five children: Charles (Carol) who lives in Eugene, Oregon, (Sons Corey and Curt), Craig, deceased, who lived in Fairmont, (Son Nathan), Morris (JR) (Barb), who lives in Blue Earth, (Daughters Erica and Jenna), Mike (Margaret) who lives in Martinborough, New Zealand, (Sons Ron and Mark), Joy (Gary) Anderson, who lives in Princeton, MN, 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 8 great great grandchildren- going on 9, 1 great great grandchild who preceded her in death. Margie was President of the Auxiliary of Lakeview Care Center, Fairmont, MN, President of the PTA, President of the Legion Auxiliary, Sunday school teacher, Circle Leader , was actively involved in various church committees, Chairman of the PTO, Voting Judge for the City of Blue Earth, member of the Neighborhood Club, belonged to a knitting club, a sewing club, Riverside Town and Country Club, and took ceramics and many Community Ed courses . Margie took great joy in the people around her and loved being social. With an addictive smile, Margie easily drew people to her. Her granddaughter Jenna recently said that the one of the things she most admired about her grandmother was her ability to find the best of every situation, and this was so true. As a mother and a grandmother, she took pride in her family, surrounding them with love. She was active in the Blue Earth community and enjoyed high school sports, especially wrestling and football. She loved to travel, including visits to relatives in Oregon, New Zealand, and trips to Hawaii, England, and the southern states. Although the transition to St. Luke's wasn't easy at first, she was happy there and mentioned often how good they were to her. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and sister, two infant siblings, her husband, son Craig, one great great grandchild, and other dear friends.

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