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Obituary, Herbert Lee Hanson Sr., 77


Herbert Lee Hanson Sr.

Herbert Lee Hanson Sr. died on April 30, 2014. He was born on August 20, 1936 in Petersburg, Alaska to John and Selina Hanson.

Herb spent most of his life in Petersburg. He spent a short stay in Juneau and missed Petersburg, so he moved back to what he considered his hometown.

Herb was a fisherman and logger who loved deer hunting and sport fishing. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Herb had five siblings: Jeanette Strickland, Ruth Droke, Sarah Williams, John W. Hanson II, and Christopher Hanson.

His children are: Herb Hanson Jr., William Hanson, Lucille Hanson, and Wendy Hanson, and he has many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held on May 5 at St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church.


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