Robert W. “Bob” Hanson

NAUBINWAY, MI. – Robert W. “Bob” Hanson, 63, a lifetime resident of the Naubinway area, died on Friday, May 24, 2013 with his family by his side and under the care of North Woods Home Health and Hospice and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

Born on May 19, 1950, he was a son of William and Mary Lou (Alexander) Hanson. Bob graduated from Engadine Consolidated Schools in Engadine in the Class of 1968. Following his graduation, Bob enlisted in the U.S. Army and served honorably until 1971. Upon his return to Naubinway, Bob became a commercial fisherman and was the proud owner of the “Anabelle”, his fishing vessel. Bob was a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and a member of the Engadine Post #290 of the American Legion. He enjoyed all outdoor activities and attending his son’s high school hockey and baseball games.

Bob is preceded in death by his father William in January of 2013.

Survivors include his son Ryan Wayne Hanson of Marquette, his mother Mary Lou of Naubinway and his siblings David (Shari) also of Naubinway and his sister and brother-in-law Anne (Robert) Becker of Traverse City, MI.

His graveside service will be held in Epoufette Cemetery in conjunction with his father’s spring burial. Services will be at 1:00 pm on Thursday May 30, 2013 at the cemetery with Fr. Frank Ricca of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Naubinway officiating.

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Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry is assisting the family with their arrangements.