Ella Hanson, age 90, of Miller, formerly of Huron, S.D., died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at Prairie Good Samaritan Center in Miller.
Her funeral was held Friday, Oct. 5, at First Presbyterian Church of Huron. Visit welterfuneralhome.com.
Ella Hanson was born February 13, 1922 in Leola, S.D. to Christian and Christina (Lechner) Gutjahr. She received her education in Leola.
On September 21, 1939, Ella married Edwin L. Jones; to this union two children were born. In 1948, the couple moved to Huron and Ella went to work for O.P. Skaggs Market for 37 years. On April 21, 1962, Ella married Siver Hanson in Huron. After their retirement, they wintered in Arizona.
Ella loved bowling, dancing, cards, her grandkids, and great-grandkids.
Ella is survived by one son, Jerry (Sharalyn) Jones of Wessington; three stepchildren, Lonna (Dale) Lempke of Moorhead, Minn., Jim (Mickey) Hanson of Denver, Colo., and Bernie Hanson of Huron; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Ella was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Siver in 1985; a daughter, Carol Ann (Allen) Bell; two sisters, Violet (Lee) Crist and Alvina (Leonard) Albrecht.