Jeffrey Lee Hanson, age 54, of Altamonte, Fla., formerly of Odin, was called to his eternal rest on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Altamonte Hospital in Altamonte, Fla.
Jeffrey Lee Hanson, age 54, of Altamonte, Fla., formerly of Odin, was called to his eternal rest on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Altamonte Hospital in Altamonte, Fla. A Service of Remembrance for Jeffery will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in rural Odin, with Pastor Carla Reierson Officiating. Burial will bea in the Church Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 5 until 7 p.m. at the Kramer Family Funeral Home in Trimont, and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Messages of sympathy may be sent to the family online at www.kramerfuneralhome.com.
Jeffery Lee Hanson, son of Kenneth and Dolores (Dawson) Hanson, was born August 13, 1959 in Fairmont. Jeff received Holy Baptism and was confirmed at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in rural Odin. He attended Odin Elementary School and was a 1977 graduate of Butterfield-Odin High School, where he participated in football and wrestling. He then attended Jackson Vocational School for telephone technician. After graduation, Jeff accepted a job with United Telephone Company in DeWitt, Iowa, where he met and married Cheryl Pietrass and their son, Jesse Lee Hanson, was born. His job with United Telephone Company took Jeff and his family to Altamonte Springs, Fla., where he received his 30 year anniversary award. He enjoyed camping, fishing, golf, dancing, dice and board games with friends, watching TV shows of yesteryear, and time spent with Snoopy, their dog. Jeff enjoyed his visits back to Odin, for family and class reunions, cousin weekends, the Butterfield Threshing Bee and visits with family and friends.
Jeff is survived by his son, Jesse Hanson, Longwood, Fla.; parents, Kenneth and Dolores Hanson, Odin; siblings, spouse and children, Cindy (Mark) Neiderman, San Diego, Calif.; Charnelle (Darrell) Goring, Zach (Jill), Lucas (Sarah) and families, Apple Valley; Bryan (Linda) Hanson, Garrett and Ryan, Winter, Wisc.; Mark (Sharon) Hanson, Cole and Kaitlyn, Hendricks.
Jeff is preceded in death by infant brother Thomas Allen; grandparents, Walter and Geneva Dawson, Howard and Julia Hanson; and other relatives.Blessed be the memory of Jeffery Lee Hanson