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Ragnhild Eriksdtr. Lee Hanson
Tydalen, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway

Extracted from the handwritten Obituaries file of Rev. Norris Olson, preserved at Norwegian American Historical Society, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN. 

Mrs. Lewis Hanson passed away at her home Sunday evening at 11 o'clock after a long period of illness.

Ragnhild Lee, daughter of Erick and Bertha Lee, was born in Tydalen, Norway April 20, 1870. She came to this country with her parents, a sister and a brother May 17th, 1884 directly to Downsville where she lived most of her life and on the farm where she died.

She lived in Menomonie while attending public school for a short period of time.

She was married to Lewis Hanson Oct 29, 1890. They lived a short time in Downsville, after that they moved on the farm which has been their home since. This this union 7 children were born: Louise, Herman, (Bertha) Mrs. Fred Krueger, Servelle of Baldwin , (Helen) Mrs. Clarence Fuller of Menomonie, (Bessie) Mrs. Paul Walhood of Wilson, and Jay. She also leaves 8 grandchildren and 2 great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband and a son Jay.

Funeral will be Wednesday afternoon 2 o'clock from the Calvary church with interment in the Grandview Cemetery. Rev. Norris Olson conducting the service.

NOTE: No death date was given

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