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Wednesday, June 11, 2003
VOL. II Issue 6E
HANSEN FUNERAL TO BE FRIDAY
The latest word from the Hansen family is that "Pa" Hansen's funeral service is to held Friday 10am CDT with burial in his native Platte, South Dakota Saturday at 1pm with a "fly over" as part of the service. We will have more details when they come in.
Harold and Mary Hinkle will be going to both services and leaving sometime tomorrow for Forest City. They will be staying at the Super 8 Motel in beautiful downtown Forest City.
HYDE COUNTY FARMERS UNION TO HAVE DAY CAMP
The Hyde County Farmers Union will have a day camp from 9am-12:30pm at the South Park in Highmore, South Dakota. For more information call Mary Jo Nemec at (605) 852-2385. Jerry Hinkle thought that that camp would be fun for his niece Brittany, but 9am is kind of early for her.
BRITTANY HINKLE'S HEALTH IMPROVING
Since switching to Cipro, Brittany Hinkle is feeling better. She has plenty of energy and an appetite that would make her great-grandmother, Bergit Hinkle proud. Brit's biggest complaint was sore feet. After her uncle, Jerry Hinkle put some Ultimate Aloe Gel on her feet, however, Brit was showing her grandma all the latest dance moves and steps that she's learning in her dance class.
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CLARENCE O. HANSEN
Clarence O. Hansen, 89, of Forest City, died Tuesday (June 10, 2003) at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Forest City with the Rev. Lee Laaveg officiating. Burial will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Platte City Cemetery in Platte, S. D.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Petersen Lund Funeral Home, 505 N. Clark St. in Forest City and one hour prior to services Friday at the church.
Clarence O. Hansen was born on Feb. 8, 1914, at Platte, South Dakota, the youngest of eight children to Claus and Marie (Fridell) Hansen. He was baptized and confirmed at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Platte, and married Ilah M. Beltman of Platte on Jan. 8, 1936.
In 1946 he founded the Platte Airport and for 16 years managed it and taught flying through the G.I. Bill.
He was a bulk truck driver for Mobil Oil Co. of Platte, a mechanic for Roy Berguson of Platte, A & R Import Motors in Rapid City, and retired after 15 years from Winnebago Industries in Forest City.
He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Forest City, a member of the Civil Air Patrol, AOPA (Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association) EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) and built his own Fly Baby Airplane, and in 1996 he was inducted into the South Dakota Aviation Hall of Fame in Spearfish, S. D.
He is survived by his wife, Ilah, of 67 years; two children, Ken (Joan) Hansen of Forest City, Iowa, Verla (Ron) Kamykowski of Stickney, Ill.; five grandchildren, Glenn (Crystal ) Kamykowski, Kristi (Jim) Teolis, Susan (Greg) Geitzenauer, Kevin (Jaime) Hansen and Annette Hansen; six great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters Elizabeth Cool, Erma Weldin and Ella Wilcox of Platte, Adeline Johnson of Naugatuck, Conn., Edith Johnson of Yankton, S.D.; and brothers, Edwin Hansen of Seattle, Wash. and Herbert Hansen of Platte, South Dakota.