June Ida Hanson, age 88, of Staples, passed away at Lakewood Health System on Friday, October 30, 2020. June was born in Poplar Township on June 17, 1932 to Harvey & Mary Jane (Matthews) Dumpprope. She married Donald M. Hanson on April 10, 1950, and together they raised their family near Leader. June was a hard-working farm wife. Between the children and her huge gardens, she kept the home together. She spent endless hours gardening and canning, making hundreds of jars of fruits, vegetables and meats a year. She also enjoyed her beautiful flower gardens. She always had an open door for visitors and loved to feed people. She was always cooking something and liked making desserts.
She will be deeply missed by her children, Jeanne (Steve) Dailey of Oylen, Charlie Hanson of Rapid City, SD, Peggy (John) Sirucek of Leader, Glenda (Gary) Dauer of Leader, John (Sandra) Hanson of Absarokee, MT, Connie (Kenny) Winter of Verndale, Dale Hanson of Motley, Leasha (Bryan) Nyland of Leader, Larry (Laura) Hanson of Motley; daughter-in-law, Donna Hanson of Leader; also many grandchildren; great grandchildren; and great-great grandchildren; sisters: Evon Cory of Staples and Joyce (Bob) Dailey of Staples; sisters-in-law: Elsie Hanson of Motley and Carolyn Sankey of Bloomington; brother-in-law, Jim VanBlaricom of Idaho.
June is preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband, Don; son, Rick; infant daughter, Patricia; granddaughter, Emmi; great-grandson, Zachary; sisters: Maybelle Cory and Velma VanBlaricom; brothers: Milford, Bill, Donald, Larry and Steve.
Funeral service for June will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 11AM at Motley Free Methodist . Visitation will be held at Taylor Funeral Home in Staples on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 from 5-7PM, and one hour prior to the service, Thursday at the church in Motley.