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Bruce Hanson

May 12, 1956 — February 22, 2018

Bruce Alan Hanson was born May 12, 1956 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Glen and Hilda (Orness) Hanson. He grew up in Fort Dodge and attended Fort Dodge Senior High. Bruce served in the United States Navy for 12 years. After his service he returned to Fort Dodge where he did a little of everything from painting houses to being a parts man. His hobbies included making native American jewelry, fishing,car racing and also mechanic and working on hot rods. Due to his failing health, Bruce has been a resident of Fonda Care Center for the past several years. He was united in marriage to Bobbie Phipps on October 7, 2016 in Fonda.


On February 22, 2018 Bruce died at the Fonda Care Center. He is survived by his wife Bobbie Hanson of Fort Dodge, his children, Grace Chong and Patrick Hanson, three granddaughters, sister Cindy Hanson and brother Darrell Hanson.


Memorial services will be Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:30 at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge.  Military Rites will be provided by the Fort Dodge V.F.W. Post 1856 and the United States Navy.


Historic Bruce Funeral Home of Fort Dodge was entrusted with the arrangements. On line condolences may be directed to

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Saturday, March 3, 2018

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Olaf Lutheran Church

, Fort Dodge, IA 50501

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