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Vera Margaret (Nelson) Hanson

Turtle Mountain Star of Rolla, North Dakota

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Vera Margaret (Nelson) Hanson was born February 12, 1921, in rural Towner County to Victor and Emily (Winneberg) Nelson. She attended Hard wheat Country School and graduated from High School in Cando. She married Raymond Leon Hanson February 5, 1949. They resided in Cando and Rugby before moving to Rolla in 1958. She was Business Manager for Theel Motors for over 30 years.

After retiring, they spent time between Mesa, AZ and Lake Upsilon. After the death of Raymond in 1998 she lived in Mesa on a permanent basis.

Vera is survived by a son, Jeffrey of Bangkok, Thailand, and sister, Cecile Morud of Jamestown, many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and brothers, Verner and Leland Nelson and sisters Ethel Lipp and Aurora Bjornstad.

Memorial services for Vera M. Hanson will be held I p.m., Friday, November 6, 2015, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 609 9th Ave. N in Rolla, North Dakota.



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Original Publication Date: November 2, 2015



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