Dwayne S. Hanson (1922 - 2012)

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OELWEIN - Dwayne S. Hanson, 90, of Oelwein, died Sunday afternoon, Dec. 30, 2012 at Oelwein Health Care Center in Oelwein.
Private family funeral service was held Thursday, Jan. 3, at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein with the Rev. Travis Fisher officiating. Inurnment will be in Floral Hills Memorial Garden, rural Oelwein, at a later date.
The family greeted friends from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein where there was a military memorial service at 6:30 p.m. by Ross Reid American Legion Post 9 Honor Guard.
A memorial fund has been established in his name
Online obituary at www.jamisonschmitzfuneralhome.com
Dwayne S. Hanson was born Feb. 7, 1922 at Waterville, Iowa the son of Edwin T. and Jessie (Cole) Hanson. He graduated from Independence High School and then entered the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II. Dwayne worked for the R.E.C. at Independence, from 1946 to 1948. In 1948 he started work for the Post Office and worked there for 28 years. He worked in Independence and also was a rural carrier for Hazleton. Dwayne married June Carolyn Rechkemmer Fisher on Jan. 2, 1974 at Galena, Illinois. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Hazleton. Dwayne has been a resident of the Oelwein Health Care Center since Dec. 10, 2012.
Dwayne is survived by wife June Hanson of Oelwein; two sons, Richard (Ruth) Fisher of Jefferson City, Mo., and James (Rhonda) Fisher of Aurora, Colo.; two daughters, Kathleen (Bill) Quam of Loveland, Colo., and Kristine (James) Steil of Carrolltown, Va.; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren; a sister Marilyn (Judd) Bantz of Independence, brother Ralph (Shirley) Hanson of Council Bluffs, and Sister-in-law Ruth Hanson of Rowley.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Michael Fisher, and two brothers LeRoy and Robert Hanson.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Jan. 2 to Jan. 19, 2013
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