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Patricia A. Hanson

March 17, 1942 - April 28, 2022

Patricia was born March 17, 1942 in Mabel, MN to Andrew and Nola (Sherburne) Newman.  On May 28, 1960 she married Cletus Hanson of Spring Grove at the Mabel United Methodist Church.  They lived and farmed in the Spring Grove area.  Patricia worked at Tweeten Nursing Home in Spring Grove as a Certified Nursing Assistant and later as a Licensed Practical Nurse.  She enjoyed playing euchre, collecting antiques, crossword puzzles, history and geneaology and spending time with her family and friends.  She enjoyed several trips to Norway to visit family there. 

Patricia passed away Thursday, April 28, 2022 at her home following a lengthy illness at the age of 80.

 Patricia is survived by her husband Cletus and five children: Debbie (David) Giblin, Brian, Sherri (David) Reutlinger, Alan, and Richard (Carolyn); grandchildren Hillary (Phil) Grodevant, Megan (Jesse) Lyon, and Laura Reutlinger; great grandchildren Eli, Ada, and Brooklyn Lyon; a sister Phyllis (Tom) Holven and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Nola, a sister Marilyn (Ted) Barz, a brother Peter (Jan) Newman, father and mother-in-law Baldwin and Helen Hanson, and brother-in-law Donnie Hanson.

A memorial service will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14th at the Mabel United Methodist Church.  Burial will follow in the Mabel Public Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.  In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Houston County Historical Society or the Gundersen Cancer Research Fund in honor of Patricia.

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