John I. Hanson of Long Beach, Calif. died May 3, 2011. He was creamated and a service will be held at a later date. John was born April 22, 1932 to Mary Vivian (Dorn) Hanson and Irving A. Hanson in Linn Grove. John graduated from Storm Lake High School in 1950 and Buena Vista College in 1954. After he moved to California he acquired his Certified Public Accountancy. He was the Controller for Material Handling Supply, Inc in Southern California, retiring in 2006.
Those left to honor his memory include his close friend Grace Luland, sister Karen Kaye, her husband David of Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., sister Marsha Mailliard of West Des Moines, step-sister Ramona Main and her husband Lowell of Angels Camp, Calif., his many nieces and nephews who were extremely fond of their Uncle John. He will truly be missed.
John was preceded in death by his parents, step-mother Gladys, brothers Ronald and Graydon Hanson, sister Judith Weiner, infant sister Margo, infant brother Steven. Step sisters and brother, Mable June McCullough, Gloria Flanigan and Dean Porath.