Stanley "Stan" Paul Hanson, 52, Dickinson, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at his home. Stan's memorial service will be Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at noon, at Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, with Pastor Janet Mathistad officiating. Inurnment will follow at Rosehill Memorial Park.
Stan was born April 22, 1960, at Minot to Hollis and Florence (Hoyt) Hanson. He attended Surrey, Makoti and Minot Public Schools until his graduation in 1980. He was baptized in Minot and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Minot. Stan also attended Quentin Burdick Job Corps for a period of time and studied numerous trades there to further his education.
Stan didn't live an easy life for a while as he had gone through some major surgeries as a young child. One was an eye surgery as a result of glaucoma, another was open heart surgery in Minneapolis. Stan spent much of his time in earlier years socializing with his friends at the 2nd Story Club in Minot.
Stan married Sandy Koffler of Dickinson. They continued to live in Dickinson, where together they had two wonderful children, Norman Antone and Andrea Jean Hanson. Stan worked for many years driving for Queen City Cab Company in Dickinson, and at the time of his passing was employed by DJ's Tesoro in Dickinson where he had just reached his six-year anniversary.
Stan will be greatly missed not only by his family but by the great people he worked for and with.
Stan is survived by: one son, Norman, and one daughter, Andrea, both of Bismarck; four sisters, Delores Walhood, Minot, Betty (Dave) Trierweiler, Brooklyn Park, Minn., Jane Crisante, Jacksonville, Fla., Esther "Essy" (Miles) Parizek, Minot; three brothers; Harold (Jill) Hanson, St. Cloud, Fla., Glenn Hanson, Minot, and Larry (Lynette Deavers) Hanson, Minot; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Stan was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Ralph, and one infant brother, David.
Monetary Memorials are preferred in Stan's memory. Flowers and Memorials may be sent to the Stan Hanson Family in care of Essy Parizek, 2119 Academy Road, Minot, ND 58703.
Our family would like to thank everyone for the many acts of kindness shown during this difficult time. Your thoughts and prayers are deeply appreciated and will never be forgotten.
Arrangements are with Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson.