|Telton Hanson, 80|
|Written by TRF Times|
Minneapolis - Telton Hanson, 80, of Minneapolis, died on Saturday, November 27, 2004 in Barnesville, surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 1, at the OE Larson Funeral Chapel, Minneapolis, with Pastor Kathleen Burns officiating. Casket bearers include grandson, Robert Kile; and nephews, Leroy Hanson, Steven Hubbard, Mike Hubbard, Jason Hubbard and David Nerva. Military honors will be provided by Fort Snelling National Cemetery Honor Guard. Interment with honors will be held at 2 p.m. at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the funeral.
Telton Orville Hanson was born on April 15, 1924 in Star Township, Pennington County, near Plummer, to John and Jessie (Kolstrand) Hanson. Telton grew up speaking Norwegian until the age of 10. He attended Country School and High School in Goodridge.
After school he worked for his uncle on the Kolstrand family farm. Telton then entered the US Army in March of 1945 and served his country during World War II, as an MP, being stationed in Hawaii. He returned home to the Plummer area and continued working on various farms. Telton then moved to Minneapolis near his brothers and sisters to find work. Telton was united in marriage to Darlyne Jeanette Morey on September 30, 1960 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. They made their home in Minneapolis. Telton began working at Waldorf Paper/Champion International Company in St. Paul where he drove a forklift. After retirement, Telton stayed home caring for his grandchildren.
Telton was a storyteller. He had a knack for remembering details and could talk about the old days with the best of them. Telton also enjoyed talking about politics and Minnesota government. He had an opinion. Telton also had a love for cars. Telton was an avid hunter, spending many deer season’s with his brothers-in-law in the Wannaska area hunting. He was also very supportive of his family. He rarely missed an important function, not only in his children and grandchildren’s lives, but also his extended family including his nieces and nephews events. He and his wife Darlyne were there to support their entire family. Telton was also the family picture taker. He could always be counted on to have his camera ready. Telton was an excellent card player who enjoyed playing cards, especially whist and smear. His grandchildren will remember him for his pancakes. They loved when Grandpa would make pancakes.
Telton is survived by his wife Darlyne of Minneapolis; three children, Pamela (Tom) Kile of Minneapolis, Violet of Minneapolis and Karen (Scott) Radcliff of Bloomington; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild: one brother, John “Woody” of Minneapolis; and several in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Telton was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Eva Pederson, Bernice Nerva and Alice Carlson; and four brothers, Myles, LeRoy, Ernest, and Chester Hanson. A00003B2004DC01