Doris L. Hanson

BROOKLYN-Doris L. Hanson, age 87, of Brooklyn, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the Oregon Manor.

She was born on March 9, 1927, in Brooklyn, the daughter of Casper and Myrtle (Krause) Elmer. She married Melvin Hanson on Oct. 23, 1952. Doris drove school bus for special education in Monroe and farmed for many years. She was also a cook for Kounty Korners in Brooklyn. Doris was a talented wood carver and quilter. She loved to hunt, bake and grow vegetables.

She is survived by her son, Billy (Marcia) Hanson; sisters, Grace (Lowell) Neath and Jean Anderson; brother-in-law, Alton Erickson; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Melvin; sisters, Ruby West and Lila Erickson; and nieces, Marcy and Randy Anderson.

Funeral Services will be held at BROOKLYN COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 201 Church St., Brooklyn, at 11 a.m., on Thursday, April 17th, 2014, with Pastor Dave Pluss presiding. Burial will be at Brooklyn Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be held at church, from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday.

The family suggests that memorials be made to Brooklyn Community United Methodist Church.

On-line condolences may be made at

Gunderson Oregon
Funeral & Cremation Care
1150 Park Street

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