Beverly Ann Hanson was born February 12, 1936 in Parkston SD to Raymond and Edrie (Trent) Paulsen. She grew up and graduated from Mitchell High School in 1954 and married Darrell Hanson on November 20, 1955 in Mitchell. Beverly worked at Montgomery Wards, Sears and the Chevy dealership. She was a cherished homemaker, supporting Darrell in his career and being a caring mother and grandmother to her family. She was so proud of her children and grandchildren, attending many of their events. She was a longstanding member of the Trinity Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her husband, Darrell, Mitchell SD; a son, Mark (Gail) Hanson, Aberdeen SD; two daughters: Lisa Hagen, Mitchell SD and Lynne (Donald) Kloes, Valrico FL; one sister, Delores Schnarr, Bullhead City AZ; two brothers: Gene and Dennis Paulsen, both of Watertown, SD; six grandchildren: Tara Hagen, Tanya Hagen, Trent Hagen all of Mitchell SD, Spencer Hanson, Plymouth MN, Trevor Hanson, Colorado Springs CO, Michaela Kloes, Valrico FL, one great-grandchild, Addisyn Hagen, Mitchell SD and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Sharon Crelly.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred for the Trinity Lutheran Endowment.