Doris Mae Hanson, age 89, of Brainerd, passed away on August 23, 2019 at her home. Doris was born in Morton, Minnesota to Wilbert & Sadie (Larson) Michaelis on September 30, 1929. She married Kenneth Hanson and together they had a daughter, Karmie. Doris taught elementary school for 30 years, she retired from the Brainerd School District. She also taught AARP defensive driving for 18 years. Doris belonged to First Congregation Church, Lakes Area Presbyterian, the American Legion Auxiliary, The Moose Lodge Auxiliary, and Lakes Area Senior Center.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Karmie; granddaughter, Allison Tenney; great grandson, Darren Tenney; cousin, LeRoy Lothert; and many friends.
Doris is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenneth; brother Wilbert Michaelis, Jr.
A memorial service for Doris will be held on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 11AM at Halvorson Taylor Life Events Center (512 S. 8th St, Brainerd). Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Caring for Doris & her family:
Halvorson Taylor Funeral Home
512 S 8th St, Brainerd
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