Carol C. Hanson

      Carol C. Hanson, 80, of Badger, MN, died Tuesday, December 8, 2015 in LifeCare Greenbush Manor at Greenbush, MN.

      Carol Hanson was born Carol Christine Blazek to parents Henry Lawrence and Lyla Agnes (Wickstrom) Blazek, on October 18, 1935 at Grandma Wickstrom’s home at Badger, MN.  She attended school at Greenbush and graduated from Greenbush High School, Class of 1953.  She married Dale Hanson of Badger on April 2, 1956 in Minneapolis.  They lived in Minneapolis and moved to Badger in 1970.  Dale died on December 31, 1998.

      Carol did restaurant work for several years and worked at Polaris for 12 years before retirement.  She enjoyed cooking & baking, keeping a spotless house, gardening & yard work & feeding and watering the birds.

      She is survived by 1 son—Tim (Marlene) Hanson of Badger, 2 daughters—Pam (Allan) Monsrud and Nicole (Chuck) Wilt, all of Badger.

    8 grandchildren—Shanon (Angela) Monsrud, Garett (Barb) Monsrud, Danny (Trina) Hanson, Chrissy Hanson (fiancé Brad Inglis), Marcus (Amber) Thompson, Andrea Thompson, Hannah & Amelia Wilt.

    12 great-grandchildren—Olivia, Isabella, Elijah, Ezra, Deegan, Rogan, Bryce, Bethany, Roger, Maizy, Tobias & Aiden.

    1 brother—Don (Phyllis) Blazek of Middle River, MN.

    3 sisters—Marion Dale of Tower, MN, Phyllis (Lyle) Ellenson of Badger & Janet (Keith) Burkel of Greenbush. Nieces, nephews and other relatives & friends.

       She was preceded in death by her husband Dale, 1 son—Roger Allen Hanson, parents, Henry & Lyla Blazek, parents-in-law—Henry & Ivadelle Hanson, sister & brother-in-law—Lois & Darwin Johnson & brother—Henry Dale Blazek.

      Funeral Services were held at 11 AM on Saturday, December 12, 2015 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Badger with Father John Kleinwachter, officiating. Sara Carpenter was the organist and song leader. Special vocal music was provided by Melanie Sorlien.  Pallbearers were Carol’s eight grandchildren and Honorary Pallbearers were her twelve great-grandchildren.

      Burial was in the Badger City Cemetery with Gieseke Funeral Chapel of Greenbush in charge of arrangements.