The family of Lil Hanson, sadly announce her passing at the Drumheller Continuing Care on Sept. 27, 2014. Mom was born April 20, 1930 at the Trochu Hospital. She was raised on the farm in the Ghost Pine area where she attended Lumni School. She also attended school in Drumheller when she lived with her sister Theresa and her husband, Joe. She and Grandma Matus moved to Three Hills in the late 1940's. Mom married the love of her life and best friend, Stan Hanson, on July 17th, 1951. They raised their four girls in Three Hills. They enjoyed many family holidays, travel, camping and gatherings at their beloved acreage west of Bowden with their girls, their mates, grandchildren and dear friends. Dad, family, friends and Mom's strong faith defined her life. She was always kind and compassionate to others and gave of herself by being active in Kinettes, I.O.D.E. and the Catholic Women's League (50 year member). Due to dementia, Mom became a resident of Drumheller Continuing Care in August of 2007. She was sadly predeceased by Dad, February 3, 1995, when he was only 66 years old. She was also predeceased by her parents, all her siblings and most of her in-laws. She is survived by her four daughters, Laurie (Wally) Bauer, Lynn Hanson (Mike Frolek), Karen Sommerville (Kevin), Donna and friend Wendy Smith, along with four grandchildren, Elyssa Bauer-Norton (Karl), Janelle Gates (Paul, great-granddaughters Ryleigh and Jordyn), Jenna Palmer (Dana, great-grandson Keegan) and Kalan Sommerville. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Iris Hanson and Dale Hanson, brothers-in-law, Len Hanson and Ken Offenberger as well as many beloved cousins, nieces, nephews and their families. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday, October 17, 2014 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Three Hills, AB. Lunch to follow at the Community Center. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Drumheller Continuing Care, 351 - 9th St. NW, Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y1 or Three Hills Health Center, Box 340, 1504 - 2nd St. N, Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0.