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Robert Hanson

Marion resident Robert Lee Hanson, 80, died July 10. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Good News Christian Fellowship, Marion.

Born Feb. 16, 1933, in Wichita to Vernon and Okla Hanson, he graduated from high school and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1951. He studied at Wichita Technical Institute, and worked as a television studio engineer for 10 years in Wichita.

He married Mary Prudence “Prudy” Baker on May 11, 1962.

The family moved to Marion in 1966. He worked as an independent carpenter and then for 25 years as a maintenance carpenter for Tabor College.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Robert David Hanson; and two stepchildren. He was preceded in death by twin daughters.

He was a member of Good News Christian Fellowship. A memorial has been established with the church.

Last modified July 18, 2013