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Harry Peter Hanson Jr.

September 20, 1947 - November 7, 2013
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A loving and devoted husband to his wife of 46 yrs. Ruth Mire Hanson. A native of Baton Rouge, he spent the majority of his life in Dutchtown, La where he graduated in the Class of 1966 from Dutchtown High. He was a father and hero of three children; two daughters Ashlee Renee and Bethe Anne and a son Brent Aaron all of Gonzales area. Never more than a phone call away to three grandchildren; two grandsons Devan and Mason Hanson and a granddaughter Olivia Navarro. He was greatly admired by all who knew him for his quiet and gentle ways, especially Johnny Navarro, Mathew Decoteau and Marisa Strack Hanson. He leaves behind a sister...
A loving and devoted husband to his wife of 46 yrs. Ruth Mire Hanson. A native of Baton Rouge, he spent the majority of his life in Dutchtown, La where he graduated in the Class of 1966 from Dutchtown High. He was a father and hero of three children; two daughters Ashlee Renee and Bethe Anne and a son Brent Aaron all of Gonzales area. Never more than a phone call away to three grandchildren; two grandsons Devan and Mason Hanson and a granddaughter Olivia Navarro. He was greatly admired by all who knew him for his quiet and gentle ways, especially Johnny Navarro, Mathew Decoteau and Marisa Strack Hanson. He leaves behind a sister Elaine Hanson Featherston and a brother Alvin Hanson. Preceded in death by his parents Harry P. Hanson Sr. and Gracie Gautreau Hanson and a brother Glen David Hanson. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and gardener; he loved being outdoors. For nearly 30 years, he was employed by Borden Chemical and an Animal Control Officer for Ascension Parish Animal Control. He was a proud veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Vietnam Veterans Chapter 725 and American Legion Post #81. He was a member of the East Ascension Sportsman League, the NRA, and St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Visitation will held at Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales on Friday, November 8, 2013 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm and will resume at St. John the Evangelist on Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 9:30am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am Officiated by Rev. Eric Gyan followed by Interment in Hope Haven Garden of Memory, Prairieville. Pall bearers: Johnny Navarro, Mathew Decoteau, Devan Hanson, Mason Hanson, Brian Hanson, Alvin Hanson, James May, Jr., and Roy DeVeer. Please offer condolences to the family at www.oursofh.com.

"Ashlee, Mom just shared the news of your Dad's death with me yesterday and my heart ached for you. While I do not yet know the death of a parent, I do know..." Bonnie Bercegeay (Lake Charles, LA)

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