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Harlan C. Hanson

1933 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Harlan C. Hanson Obituary
HARLAN C. HANSON Rancho Belago, CA, passed away peacefully Sunday evening. January 20, 2014 after a short struggle with stomach/liver cancer. He was born to William and Clara Hansen of Rutland. Iowa, August 21, 1933. Harlan grew up on the typical Iowa farm and when the military called in I953, he discovered the California life and fell in love with the palm trees. He spent his four years with Marine Corp on the beach in Oceanside marrying Helen Martin and having a son Brent Hanson. He went on to complete his AA degree and was a technical writer for Rockwell Engineering completing the guidance technical manuals for the B·l and Space Shuttle. He met Elizabeth Howser at Rockwell and was married on March 29, 1973. In 1978 they moved full time into a motorhome and purchased a Halibut fishing business in Homer, Alaska. With a traveling life style of winters in Yuma, Florida, McAllen and all of Mexico and summers in Alaska, they spent 11 years living in a motorhome. He wagon mastered RV Tours for Foretravel Motorhome Corp. for 8 years and then settled down in Moreno Valley, California after purchasing Point South RV Tours in 1988. During these years he and Beth ran tours for all the large Motorhome dealers and started Point South Insurance in 1990 which he worked until the last day. He had accumulated many friends both on the white line and the internet and being special with.a pen, they all loved him. Thanks for 43 great years, See ya down the road- 6127. Funeral services will be held at the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, Van Buren, 10:00 AM., May 9, 2014. Harlan is survived by his wife, Beth and son, Brent Hanson; two sisters, Millie Bowen in Washington and Margaret Sharp in Iowa plus many nieces and nephews and cousins around the country, In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the St. Judes Children's Hospital or a . Arrangements Entrusted to the Care of 9695 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92503. (951) 785-4071. Please go to www.akesfamilyfuneralhome.com and sign the guest book.


Published in Press-Enterprise on May 8, 2014
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