Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, CO, June 1985




Arthur Hjalmar Hanson, 81, longtime resident of the Holyoke community passed away suddenly at his home Monday, June 17.


Art was born on Gotebor, Sweden March 3, 1904. He received his schooling in Sweden. Art and his brother Carl came from Sweden and arrived at Paoli Christmas day 1927. He worked for Alfred Bergland for awhile and then Gust Anderson before he started farming for himself. He married Signe Swanson August 27, 1951.


He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Carl, one sister and a grandson. He leaves to mourn his wife, three sisters in Sweden, son Bill and Linda Hanson of Arlington, TX; daughter Pat and Rich Willson of Aurora, four grandchildren and several nephews and nieces still in Sweden.


Services were Friday, June 21, 1985 at Fairfield Covenant Church, where he has been a longtime member.




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