Frank Hanson Jr.

April 2, 1949-Feb. 3, 2021

Frank Hanson Jr., 71, of

Bowbells, ND passed

away Wednesday, Feb.

3rd, 2021 at the Tioga

Nursing Home, Tioga,

North Dakota.

Frank Hanson Jr. was

born April 2nd, 1949 in

Powers Lake, ND to Frank

Sr. and Irene (Smith) Han-

son. He was the grandson

of Nels and Emma Han-

son and George and Jen-

nie Smith. He was proud

to be a 3rd generation

farmer of Lucy Township

Homesteaders in Burke

County, ND.

Frank Jr, was a lifelong

Clayton and Lucy Town-

ship farmer and rancher.

On June 14th, 1980

Frank married the love of

his life, Marla Moberg.

They made their home on

the farm in Clayton town-

ship before building a

new house and moving to

Bowbells. Frank and Mar-

la enjoyed living close to

the nieces and nephews

after moving to Bowbells.

Frank loved to hunt and

fish, especially with many

of his good friends

throughout the years. One

of the highlights of his

hunting career was being

able to shoot a moose on

his own land. He was

happiest when he was out

on his land hunting and

visiting with the neigh-


Frank is survived by:

his nephew, Chad

(Kathryn) Christensen and

their children, Trevor

(Emily) and Alexis;

numerous other nieces

and nephews, Sandra,

Cindy, Ronnie, Julie, Kon-

ni, Kristi, Butch, Char-

lotte, Jennifer, Toni, Dus-

tin, Jill, Scot and Lisa, Jef-

frey, Alecia, Amanda,

Jared, Michaela, Morgan,

Jessica, Kadie, Jennifer,

Tracy, Terry and Heidi;

in-laws, Gary Christensen,

Jeff (Wanda) Moberg, Jon

Moberg, Joel Moberg,

Marsha (Gerry) Knutson

and Myrna Moberg;

mother-in-law, Goldie

Fjeld; father-in-law, Alden

(Janet) Moberg; his last

living cousin, June Enget;

his very special friends,

James and Stacey Funk

and many other close


He was preceded in

death by: his wife of 32

years Marla (Moberg)

Hanson; parents, Frank

and Irene (Smith) Hanson;

sisters, Loraine Helwig,

Arlene Morrison, Phyllis

Christensen and infant

Constance Hanson; niece,

Tammy Ridl and infant

niece, Brenda Christen-


A Funeral Service for

Frank will be held at

11:00 AM on Saturday,

February 6, 2021 at the

Bethlehem Lutheran

Church in Bowbells, ND.

Pastor Michan

Weingartner will officiate.

Interment will be held

at a later date in the Beth-

el Cemetery in Battleview,


Visitation will be held

an hour prior to services

at the Church.

The funeral service will

be broadcast. Please fol-

low the link on Frank’s

service information on

our website


Due to Covid 19, we ask

that everyone adheres to

local and state require-

ments for social distanc-


Fulkerson Stevenson

Funeral Home of Tioga is

assisting the family. Con-

dolences may be left on

our funeral home website

at www.fulkersons.com.