Stone O. Hanson, 94, Oregon, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 in his home.
He was born May 8, 1919 in Tranus, Sweden, the son of Algot and Ina (Karlson) Hansson.
He married to Adeline Dybowski on Nov. 26, 1948 in Chicago.
He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army, serving in World War II. He was awarded the Bronze Star.
He lived in Oregon the past 17 years, moving from Edgerton, Wis. and had previously lived in Mundelein.
Stone was a painter and wallpaper hanger for more than 40 years, retiring in 1983. He was a member of Chicago Painters and Decorators Union.
He enjoyed bowling.
He is survived by his wife Adeline, Oregon; daughters, Denise (David) Mathews, Bartlett, and Janice (David) Starke,Oregon; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and a brother.
In keeping with Stone’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded, and no services are scheduled.
Entombment of his urn will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery with military honors. Farrell-
Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon, assisted with the arrangements.
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