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Mary Margaret (Peg) Hanson

June 30, 2012
The Daily Mining Gazette

POWERS- Mary Margaret (Peg) Hanson, 93, former Escanaba and Powers resident, passed away Friday, June 15, 2012, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers.

She was born on September 4, 1918, in Dollar Bay and was the daughter of Joseph and Ethel (Isaacson) Greene.

Peg grew up in Senter and graduated from Hancock Central High School and then attended Suomi College and later Northern Michigan University.

The former Mary Margaret Greene married Harland Hanson on April 4, 1943 and he preceded her in death on August 28, 1976.

Mary Margaret (Peg) Hanson is survived by sons Dr. Gerald (Kathleen) Hanson of Brookfield, Wis., Ronald (Judith) Hanson of Carmel, Ind., and daughters Jill (Thomas) Beverly of St. Charles, Ill., and Lorie (Richard) Turri of Elgin, Minn. She had nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is further survived by one sister, Barbara Hawksley and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Greene, sister, Marilyn Robertson, and grandson, Mark Hanson.

A memorial service will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church, Escanaba Michigan on Monday, July 2, 2012 at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Forest Park Cemetery, Houghton, MI.

The Anderson Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements and online condolences can be sent to the family at



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