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James Dale Hanson

August 8, 1953 November 19, 2018
James  Dale Hanson
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Obituary for James Dale Hanson

Funeral Celebration of Life services for Jim Hanson, age 65, of New Market, Iowa, who passed away unexpectedly Monday, November 19, 2018, at his home rural New Market, Iowa will be held Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at 10:00 AM at the Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa with Rev. Dan Wiebesiek officiating. Visitation will be Monday, November 26, 2018 from 5 to 7 PM. Inurnment will be held in Guss Cemetery, Guss, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to Taylor County 4-H or to Iowa State University Agriculture Dept. Memories can be shared with the family at www.ritchiefuneralhome.com. Arrangements were entrusted to the Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa where we 'Celebrate Life'.

James Dale Hanson was born August 8, 1953 in Corning, Iowa, the son of Dale Edward Hanson and Mary Etta (Marshall) Hanson. He grew up on the family farm rural New Market, Iowa and graduated from New Market High School in 1972. Jim furthered his education at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa by receiving his Bachelor of Science degree and later working towards a Masters Degree. He was united in marriage July 11, 1992 to Angela Green in Ames, Iowa.

Farming was a life long occupation and love of Jim’s. He farmed the family farm and following his Dad’s footsteps operated a diversified crop and livestock operation following the latest technology and farming practices. The Hanson family was awarded the Centennial Farm Award in 2017. Jim had many other interests that he enjoyed including hunting, fishing and gun collecting. He also enjoyed cooking with his specialty of making scrumptious cheese cakes from scratch.

Jim was very active in the Republican Party. He was a member of Farm Bureau and was past president. Jim was also a member of the Iowa Pork Producers and Taylor County Cattleman’s Association and the New Market Methodist Church. Other activities included the board of directors of the Armstrong Research Farm, Lewis, Iowa and officer of the Block and Bridle Club of Iowa State University. Jim welcomed into his home Angela’s nieces and enjoyed learning about “girl things”.

Preceding Jim in death were his father, Dale Hanson; grandparents; father-in-law, Dr. Detroy Green.

Survivors include his mother, Mary Etta Hanson of Clarinda, Iowa; brother, Edward Hanson of Clarinda, Iowa; wife, Angela Green of Corning, Iowa; mother-in-law, Marilyn Green of Ames, Iowa; nieces, Melissa Falk and Ashley Green along with other relatives and many friends.


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Visitation

Monday

26

Nov

5:00 PM 11/26/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/26/2018 7:00:00 PM
Ritchie Funeral Home - Clarinda

222 East Washington
Clarinda, IA 51632

Ritchie Funeral Home - Clarinda
222 East Washington Clarinda 51632 IA
United States

Memorial Service

Tuesday

27

Nov

10:00 AM 11/27/2018 10:00:00 AM
Ritchie Funeral Home - Clarinda

222 East Washington
Clarinda, IA 51632

Ritchie Funeral Home - Clarinda
222 East Washington Clarinda 51632 IA
United States

Inurnment

Tuesday

27

Nov

11:00 AM 11/27/2018 11:00:00 AM
Guss Cemetery
Guss Cemetery
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Guss Cemetery Final Resting Place
United States

Memorial Contribution

Iowa State University Ag Dept.

Taylor County 4-H

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