Larned – Berniece M. Hanson, 89, died February 15, 2012, at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, Larned.
She was born March 28, 1922, at West Salem, Wisconsin, the daughter of Alfred and Clara Labus Nuttelman. A lifetime area resident she was a farmwife and homemaker.
She was a graduate from Great Bend High School and attended Kansas State University for 2 years. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Trinity Lutheran Ladies and Liberty EHU all of Great Bend. She was a Charter member of the Gem Unit, was a Pawnee County 4-H Leader for the Gem Dandy’s 4-H Club, a member of the Pawnee County 4-H foundation and the Fort Larned Historical Society.
On October 1, 1950, she married Amil A. Hanson at Great Bend. He died September 25, 2011.
Survivors include: a son Lynn Hanson and wife Tama, Pawnee Rock; a daughter, Mary Jane Lauer and husband Rod, Canton, KS and three grandchildren, Kylie Hanson, Hays, Brooks Hanson, Pawnee Rock and Casey Lauer, Studio City, California and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by; a brother, Robert Nuttelman and a sister, Laverna Connor.
Funeral will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Great Bend, with Rev. James Strasen presiding. Visitation will be from 9a.m. to 8p.m. Thursday and Friday with family present from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned. Burial will be in the Larned Cemetery, Larned.
In Lieu of Flowers Family suggests memorials may be sent to Pawnee County 4-H Foundation or the Trinity Lutheran Church Kitchen Fund both in care of Beckwith Mortuary, Box 477, Larned, KS. 67550.