Karlstad - Ella Hanson, 75, died on Monday, November 22, 2004 at the Karlstad Healthcare Center in Karlstad.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 27, at the Evangelical Free Church in Newfolden, with Pastor Gary Barrett officiating. Casket bearers include Todd Danielson, Tom Gerszewski, Billy Meader, Earl McGregor, Myles Hogberg and Jerry Olson. Interment will be held at Westaker Cemetery in New Folden Township, Marshall County.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church.
Ella Larson was born on April 7, 1929 near Viking on the family farm in Foldahl Township, Marshall Co., the daughter of Edward and Minnie (Olson) Larson, a younger fraternal twin with Elaine. She was baptized into the Christian faith at home, confirmed at the Mission Church in Newfolden and attended school in Newfolden.
Ella was united in marriage to Melvin Hanson in 1967 at the Covenant Church in Viking. The couple made their home in Marsh Grove Township, Marshall Co. Ella was happy being a “home mom.” She was a very quiet person who enjoyed her five children and taking care of the house. Ella entered the Karlstad Healthcare Center on January 20, 2003.
She was a member of the Evangelical Free Church in Newfolden.
Ella is survived by her husband, Melvin of Newfolden; five children: Mary Larson of Crookston, Elaine Rue of Viking, LouElla Hanson of Fargo, N.D., Edward Hanson of Newfolden and Carol (Todd) Danielson of Plummer; eight grandchildren; one sister, Elaine Ekman of Newfolden; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Clara Larson; one granddaughter; and brother-in-law, Virgil Ekman.