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Monday October 12th, 2020
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Monday October 12th, 2020

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Charles Paul Hanson

Charles Paul Hanson, 71, of Geneva, MN passed away Thursday, October 1, 2020 at St Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, MN.

Charles was born March 10, 1949 in Owatonna, MN to Harry and Helen (Otteson) Hanson.  He attended school in Ellendale.  In his teenage years Charles began what became his career in carpentry.  Over the years he built hundred of homes fair and honestly. 

Charles married LuAnn Sigurdson October 2, 1976 in Albert Lea, MN. To this union three children were born. 

Charles was always content with what he had.  He enjoyed the annual deer hunting season with his son.  Time with family brought him great joy especially being Grandpa and “Papa” to Aiden, Evan, Olivia, Addison, and Chase. 

Charles is survived by his wife of 44 years, LuAnn, daughters Brooke (Shane) Berg of Geneva, Haley Hanson of California, and son Charlie Hanson of Ellendale, grandchildren, brother Tom Hanson, sisters Cheryl (Kevin) Worke, Jodell (Larry) Carr, sisters-in-law Marlyse (Paul) Reed, Sandra Flim, Judy (Cameron) Hoyle, JoAnne (John) Gold, brother-in-law Steven (Jane) Sigurdson and chihuahua, Bella.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Harry & Helen Hanson.

Visitation will be open to the public on Monday October 12, 2020 10 am to 11 am at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home.  A private family memorial service will follow.

Blessed be his memory.

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My deepest sympathy to Chucks family and friends. I have fond memories of times with classmates Chuck and Cheryl. We knew how to have fun!

May the sorrow you feel today soon be replaced by the memories of loving family and good times with a very special person.

Jo Lerberg Oct 15 2020 12:00 AM

Thinking of you LuAnn and your family. There are no words.

Pam Henderson Oct 12 2020 12:00 AM

LuAnn and Family, We are so sorry about Chuck. We want to extend our deepest sympathy to you at this time. Everyone is in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless everyone and give all of you strength at this time.
Love from,
Scott and Coni Evenson

connie evenson Oct 11 2020 12:00 AM

LuAnn, I am so sorry to read of Chucks death. I have always had such admiration for you. May your strength see you through. Gods blessings to you and your family. Julie (Andersen) Labosky.

Julie Labosky Oct 9 2020 12:00 AM

LuAnn, Im so sorry for your loss.
You and your family are in our in our thoughts and prayers.

Becky Fredrickson Oct 8 2020 12:00 AM

Oh LuAnn, I'm so sorry to hear the passing of Chuck. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Gwen Adams Oct 7 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss LuAnn. R.I.P. Chuck......

Deb & Peanuts

Deb Christensen Oct 6 2020 12:00 AM

Dear LuAnn, so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband Chuck. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Ross and Mianne

Mianne Wittmer Oct 6 2020 12:00 AM