Inga S. Hanson, 98, Minot, formerly of Donnybrook and Lignite, died Sunday, July 7, 2013, in a Minot nursing home.
Inga was born Jan. 9, 1915, on the family farm near Lignite, the daughter of Peder and Maline (Stromhoved) Berg. She was raised on the family farm in Burke County and educated at country schools in that area. She graduated from Columbus High School.
Inga was united in marriage to Gilbert Hanson on June 6, 1937, in Lignite. They lived on the Hanson family farm for a short time before moving to a farm near Donnybrook in 1944. They farmed there until retiring in 1976. They moved to Minot in 1985. Gilbert died Sept. 28, 1988. Inga had continued to live in Minot throughout the years and entered ManorCare nursing care center in Minot in June of 2012.
Inga was a member of Carpio Lutheran Church, Carpio, and the Sons of Norway Thor Lodge, Minot. She enjoyed cooking, baking and spending time or visiting with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Her loving family includes: sons, Galen (Jeri) Hanson, of Moore, S.C., Noel (Geri) Hanson, Williston, and Rodger (Jerilyn) Hanson, Minot; grandchildren, Connie, Carol, David, Beth, Jay and Jodi; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Ody (Bernice) Berg, Minot.
Inga was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and sisters, Thelma and Agnes.
Funeral service: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in Carpio Lutheran Church, Carpio.
Interment: Scandia Cemetery, rural Battleview.
Visitation: Today, July 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Those wishing to sign the online memorial register or share memories are invited to use the expressions of sympathy section at (www.thomasfamilyfuneralhome.com).