(Friday - November 13, 2020) - Nora Mae Hanson, age 91, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at Maryhill Manor Nursing Home in Niagara.

Nora was born August 18, 1929 in Aurora, daughter of the late Bert and Mary (Carollo) Pozza. She graduated from Kingsford High School in 1948 and was a lifelong resident of the area. Nora married John Hanson on August 9, 1952 in Philadelphia and he preceded her in death on January 6, 2017. She worked as a sales clerk for several area businesses over the years. Nora was a member of St. Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kingsford. She enjoyed golfing, square dancing, playing cards and reading.

She further enjoyed lunches and visiting at the Breen Center and her coffee time at the Holiday Gas Station prior to COVID-19.

Nora is survived by a son, Gregg (Debra) Hanson of Green Bay; a daughter, Sue (John) Carlson of Sagola; grandchildren, Valerie (Jessie) Oskey, Nick (Betsy) Hanson, Wesley (Jessica) Hanson, Jodi (Jeff) Caler, Nick (Paula) Carlson, Jennifer (Dan) Nelson, Brooke (Brad) Knaus, Abby (Steve) Perry and Joseph Hanson; 15 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Rena Varvil; and a sister, Doloris "Dee" (George) Weber.

Graveside services at Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain will be held in the spring and announced at that time..

In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in her memory.

Condolences may be expressed to the family of Nora Hanson online at:

The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home with the funeral arrangements.


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