Myron Hanson

December 6, 2018

obit Hanson Myron paper pic2June 20, 1934 – Nov. 30, 2018

Myron “Corky” Hanson, age 84 of Jackson, and formerly of Windom and Hendricks, passed away Friday, Nov. 30 at the Good Samaritan Society in Jack­son. Celebration of Life service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in St. James. Burial with full military honors will follow at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Cemetery in ru­ral Butterfield. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 at LaCanne Fam­ily Funeral Home in Win­dom, and on Friday for one hour prior to the service at the church in St. James. Condolences can be sent online to: www.lacannefu­
Myron Dean Hanson was born in Colome, South Dakota on June 20, 1934 to Maylon Victor and Laura Augusta (Krueger) Han­son. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Butterfield. My­ron spent his infant years in Gregory, South Dakota, and the rest of his child­hood in Ormsby, Minne­sota, where he received his education at Watonwan County District 33 Rural School.
He married Loretta Ruth Heffele on Oct. 12, 1956 at Trinity Evangelical Luther­an Church in Mountain Lake. In 1957, they moved to the State of Washington after he was drafted into the U.S. Army, stationed in Tacoma, Washington, and Anchorage, Alaska, 1957-1959, then returned to Butterfield. They relocated to Hendricks in 1967. My­ron farmed and managed Hendricks Farmers Eleva­tor, 1967-1979, when he accepted a job with South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota, in the Animal and Range Science Department. He retired in 1998.
In October 2013, Myron and Loretta moved to Win­dom. In December 2014, Myron became a resident at the Good Samaritan Society Nursing Home in Jackson. Myron was a member of Trinity Luther­an Church in Hendricks, from 1967 to 2014, when he became a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lu­theran Church in Darfur. Myron and Loretta shared 58 years of marriage be­fore the Lord took Loretta home on March 1, 2015.
Myron was a very skilled wood craftsman and also enjoyed polka music, fam­ily get-togethers, playing cards, BINGO, and fish­ing. He took great pride in his family, especially his grandchildren.
Myron is survived by daughters Tracey (Ronald) Hanson Schramel of Win­dom, Paige (John) Scholl of Austin, and Amy (Mark) Bauer of New Ulm; grand­sons Hunter Johnson and Landon Johnson; grand­daughter Grace Bauer; step-grandchildren Jonah, Georgia and Anya Scholl; step-great-grandchildren Chloe and John Lawson Scholl and Samantha Nep­pl; a sister, Loretta Bot­tin of Windom; brothers Marvin (Janice) Hanson of Odin and DeLyle (Carol) Hanson of Holmen, Wis­consin.
Myron was preceded in death by his loving wife Loretta Hanson; parents Maylon and Laura Hanson; parents-in-law Frederick and Amanda Heffele; step-mother-in-law Elisabeth Heffele; and brother-in-law Ervin Bottin.