Range Funeral Homes


Harold “Harpo” Hanson

December 2, 1928 - November 27, 2017

Harold “Harpo” Hanson, 88, of Hibbing, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017 at his home. Per Harpo’s request, there will be a private family memorial service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hibbing Fairview Hospice. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Hibbing.

Harold was born December 2, 1928 in Hibbing to Albert and Vera (Blomquist) Hanson. He graduated in 1946 from Hibbing High School. Harold was united in marriage to Joyce Ellen Alden on July 22, 1950 in Chisholm. He retired in 1993 from B. Miller Products. He played softball many years for Cook Roofing and coached Little League and Sr. Little League for over 20 years. He enjoyed fishing with his family and was an avid sports fan. Harold was a gentle, kind, humble man devoted to his wife and family.

Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Vera Hanson; and his son, Harold “Rusty” Hanson.

Harold is survived by his:

Wife of 67 years: Joyce

Children: Lynn Weir (Bob) of Hugo, MN

Howie (Denise) Hanson of Side Lake

LeeAnn (Rod) Stone of Hibbing

Tom (Paula) Hanson of Shafer, MN

15 Grandchildren

18 Great Grandchildren

4 thoughts on “Harold “Harpo” Hanson”

  1. Steve and Karen Foley says:

    Steve and Karen Foley

  2. Tifanie Koski says:

    Leeann, Howie and Family,

    We’re so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Thinking of you all during this difficult time, sending lots of hugs:)
    Love Dan, Tif & Gauge Koski

  3. Sherry Kingsbury says:

    Joyce, Lynn, Howie, LeeAnn, Tommy and families,
    So very sorry to hear about Harpo! I just talked to him at Super One not long ago! My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time! May the many memories comfort you all!
    Take care and God bless,
    Sherry “ Koski” Kingsbury

  4. John Chitjian says:

    Very sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. I enjoyed many years of knowing Harpo and he will be missed.

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