Richard Marvin Hanson

Dick passed away at his home in Olympia, Washington on January 17, 2013. He was born in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota on December 19, 1927, to Marvin Benard Hanson and Clara May Hanson. He served in the U.S. Navy; married his wife of 61 years, Bertha Mae Caton in 1948 and raised eight children; graduated from the University of Washington; and worked in forestry for West Tacoma News Print and Weyerhaeuser.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at 12:00 Noon, on Friday, February 8, 2013, at St. Michael Catholic Church, 1021 Boundary St. SE, Olympia, Wash. Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army or local food bank. For full obituary or to leave memories, visit or call 360-753-1065 for information.