Ruth Frances Hanson

June 10, 1928 - August 17, 2017

Ruth F. (Pinneke) Hanson, 89, of St. Ansgar, IA died Thursday August 17th peacefully at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday August 25 at Schroeder and Sites Funeral Home in St. Ansgar, Internment will follow in the St. Ansgar Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday August 24th from 4:30 until 7:00 PM at the funeral home.

Ruth was born June 10, 1928 in Mason City, IA to Fred and Evelyn Pinneke. She married William (Bill) Hanson December 2, 1950.

She is survived by her three children, Don (Marge) Hanson of Nora Springs, IA, Deb (John) Slaichert of Hampton, IA, and James Hanson of Cedar Rapids, IA and grand children Andrea (Todd) Campbell, Mike (Heather) Hanson , Kristin (JR) Ott , Tim (Karen) Slaichert, Brian Slaichert, Alex Hanson, 11 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Sister Mert Hyde, brother-in-law Tom Dixon, sister-inlaw Shirley (Denny) Lind, and Sister in-law Hatie Hanson along with may nieces, nephews, cousins and her special 4-legged friend Mel.

She was proceeded in death by her husband William (Bill), brothers Lyle, Harry and Floyd Pinneke. Sister June Dixon, Brother in-laws Jack Hyde, Marlin Hanson and Dick Hanson.

Our deep appreciation to Steve and Mary-Jane Micheals, Home Health aids and Sasha Giles her nurse as well as the many neighbors and friends that have helped her through the years.

Schroeder & Sites Funeral Home, St. Ansgar, 641-713-4920,