Robert Nelton Hanson, originally from Clarkfield, passed away on September 7, 2017 in Watsonville, California.
Funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Friday , October 6, at Faith Lutheran Church, (800 Waconia Parkway North) in Waconia.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow at Faith Rutz Lake Cemetery. Robert was born October 30, 1930 in Tyro Township, Yellow Medicine County to Henry N. and Pearl (Davidson) Hanson.
Robert was married to Eunice Audrey Grabow of Renville on August 18, 1956. Two children were born to this union, Kay Adel and Barton John. Eunice died on January 24, 1993. Robert and Marilyn Hanson Gossler of Clarkfield were married on July 2, 1994.
Robert is survived by his wife Marilyn, daughter Kay (Jeffrey) Kammen of Victoria, son Bart (Kirsten) of Chicago, IL, step daughter Kimberly (Richard) Opie of Watsonville, CA; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters DeLaine (John) Moriarty of Avon, and Patricia Hutchinson of Pine Grove, CA.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Eunice, his sisters Doris and Barbara, and brothers Ralph, Glenn, Duane, and Hank.
Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia. www.johnsonfh. com