1931 — 2016
Funeral Services for Jessie Hanson, age 85 of Oakdale, NE will be 11 a.m. Friday, October 28, 2016 at Church of Christ with Pastor Bob Dainton, Officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m. October 27, 2016 at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery.
Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be directed to family at www.beyersnidermemorialfh.com.
Jessie Edith Hanson was born on March 28, 1931 to Ray and Carrie (Knipe) Low at Denby, S.D. She attended school at Burke High School and gradu-ated with the class of 1949. She attended State College of Brookings. On November 12, 1950 she was united in marriage to Donald Hanson on the ranch house at Lucus, S.D. After Don was discharged from the Air Force they moved to the Beaver Bottom area southwest of Elgin where they ranched with her parents. In 1960, with their growing family they relocated to the Elkhorn Valley Mink Ranch northeast of Oakdale. They celebrated 58 years of marriage. She worked at Antelope Lane and Trailer Factory of Neligh. They owned the Dew Drop Inn. She was an avid bowler and gardener.
Survived by her children: Bob (Lisa) Hanson of Neligh, NE, Barbara Hanson and Steve Lodge of Petersburg, NE, Ron (Donna) Hanson of Oakdale, NE, Lynelle (Bobby) Heinzeroth of Stoughton, WI, Carolyn (Boyd) Pedersen of Clearwater, NE, Dan (Denise) Hanson of Stoughton, WI, and Beth (Randy) Terrian of Saginaw, MI. 20 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Brother-in-law Dolert (Bonnie) Hanson from Chadron. Uncle, Chuck Thayer formally of Pierce, NE.
Preceded in death by parents; husband, Donald (2009); son-in-law, Ken Denk, and granddaughter, Joey Lynn Metz.