Range Funeral Homes


Dayton Eugene Hanson

04/24/1931 - 05/03/2022

Dayton E. Hanson, 91, of Eveleth passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at his residence.

Dayton was born April 24, 1931 to Herbert H. Hanson and Bernice (Severson) Hanson in Clear Lake, SD. Dayton married Marie Wicklund on August 5, 1961 in St. Cloud, MN.

Dayton worked at Erie Mining and Hibbing Taconite, Fellowship, with “Fountain of Hope Ministry.” He was a real handyman and also liked working with wood. He always enjoyed going back to South Dakota for pheasant hunting season. He most of all liked being at home with family, and enjoyed fishing and living on Ely Lake.

Dayton is survived by one son, Dayton H. Hanson of Zim; one granddaughter, Morgan (Cory) Newhouse of Eveleth; one great grandson, Jensen Newhouse of Eveleth; sister, Joann Roti of Minneapolis; brother-in-law, Leonard (Donna) Wicklund of Superior, WI; and sister-in-law, Connie Wicklund of New Jersey.

A Memorial service will be held Thursday, May 12, 2022 at Range Funeral Home in Virginia at 11:00 am with visitation one hour prior to the service.  Pastor Steve Banks will officiate.

Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia.

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Thursday 05/12/22 at 11:00 A.M.
Range Funeral Homes, 16th Street North, Virginia, MN, USA

Visitation begins at 10:00 AM