Howard Edward Hanson

    • RCE Badge circa 1937 - 1952

    We regret to advise of the death of Howard Edward Hanson suddenly at the Lodge-at-Broadmead Residential Care Home for Veterans, in Victoria BC on 11 August 2003 at the age of 82.

    Howard was born in The Pas MB and spent his early years in Cormorant Lake MB.  He participated in all the traditional activities of the North as part of his Cree ancestry.  He was a WW II veteran who served with the Royal Canadian Engineers.  While serving in Northwest Europe, he was severely wounded by mortar fire and was returned to Canada.  After demobilisation, Howard moved to Lynn Lake, MB and was employed with Sherritt Gordon Mines for 25 years.  He was an active member of the community.  He retired in Victoria, BC in the late 1970s.

     A memorial service will be held on 15 August at 12:00 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #172, 622 Admirals Road, Victoria, BC.  {gdNov2016kh}