Harold Eugene Hanson, 85, Osage City: Aug. 18, 1935 – Nov. 24, 2020

OSAGE CITY, Kan. – Harold E. “Butch” Hanson, 85, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at his home. Harold Eugene Hanson was born Aug. 18, 1935, in Ellsworth, Kan., the son of John Adrian and Esther Amelia (Burgenger) Hanson.

He graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1954. He served in the United States Army.

He was joined in marriage to Christena Schrock on March 29, 1969, in Arthur, Ill.

Harold worked as a corrections officer for the Department of Correction in Hutchinson and Ellsworth. He also served on the Ellsworth City Council, and as chief of police for the city of Ellsworth.
Harold will be forever remembered by his wife, Christena, of the home; two daughters, Kimberly (Danny) Lund, Wichita, Kan., and Kathy Camarena, Osage City, Kan.; a sister-in-law, Garnell Hanson, Ellsworth; five grandchildren, Brady and Chesney Lund, Mykiah (Zac) Spillman, and Olivia and Emery Camarena.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Darrell “Mac” Hanson and Donald Hanson.

A private memorial service will be held at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Osage City. Inurnment to take place at a later date in Ellsworth.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ecumenical Christian Action Team, Osage City, and sent in care of VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N. Sixth St., Osage City, KS 66523. Condolences can be left at vanarsdalefs.com.

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