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“Will always remember all the good times we had fishing and hunting with Richard and Ronnie . We never know when God will call us home. May God bless...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Mark Poindexter - Youngsville, LA

“To the Hanson Family. Lots of good Memories guide me through this wrighting. I hired Richard when he was 17 years old and needed lots of guidance...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Dale Robicheaux - Franklin, LA

“To THe Family of The Hanson I am so sorry for the lost of a love one I went to school with them some great people my prayers are with you'll all he...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Kim Couvillier Kelly - Franklin, LA

“I've had the privileged to work with Richard for over 2 years, and I've come to know him as a kind and easy going man, and he always treated me with...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Tim Traynor - Belle Chasse, LA

“To the family of Richard Hanson, I am so sorry at the passing your loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God will give you the...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: peggy deats, hebert st., and family - LA

“R.I.P. Richard.........we grew up together. Our Dad's worked together for years at the Highway Department. I remember when my Dad passed away, your...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Laura Delcambre - Franklin, LA

“No farewell words were spoken, no time to say goodbye, you were gone before we knew it, and only God knows whyIt had been too long since I had been...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Kimberly Gillen - Franklin, LA

“Leslie, With deepest sympathy from my family to yours. Richard was FAMILY. He was our hero, Ronnie's friend/brother. Where there was Richard...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Ronnie, Marlene, & Stasha - LA

“A Golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove us he only takes the best. I love you parrin. I wish I...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Lacey Hebert - Jeanerette, LA

10 of 24 | Posted by: Carl Curtis - KISSIMMEE, FL

“May God continue to strengthen you today and the days to come. Sorry for the loss of your loved one. ”
11 of 24 | Posted by: Carolyn A. Francis - Franklin,, LA

“I havent seen or talked to Richard in years but I can tell you I will never forget him! Growing up, he worked for my dad at Franklin Cigar & Tobacco....Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Kristi Coleman - Columbia, SC

“To Richard's family - I offer my deepest and most heart-felt condolences. The news of Richard's passing came as a tremendous shock to me. Along...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Brett Amy - Houston, TX

“Leslie, our thoughts & prayers are with you! Our heavenly Father is with you & will carry you through this difficult time. In John 14:1-4, His...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Julie & Mike McDonald - LA

“Richard was a rare and therefore valuable asset to the ship. He had just come aboard as a crew member and we found him to be knowledgeable, quiet,...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Captain Kamin Lambertson and the crew of the Global 1200 vessel

“Richard was a loving and caring nephew. He kept us up to date on the lives of our family in Louisiana. May all the memories of his time with you help...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Linda - Las Vegas, NV - Aunt

“We sure will miss Richard. He was the one to keep in touch with us. He sure kept good care of his sisters.r ”
17 of 24 | Posted by: Marilyn & Ron Roch - northwood, ND

“My condolences to Richard's family during this time of sorrow. I had such a good time working with Richard at Franklin Cigar & Tob. He kept all of...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Sidney Longman - Katy, TX

“Miss You Friend ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Gary & Gail Peacock - Mamou, LA

“What a loss of a very beautiful man, a husband, big brother, and guardian of the Hanson family in LA. I will always remember the sort times and...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Jim Hanson - Kalispell, MT

“Aunt Les i first want to thank u for introducing me to my uncle Richard from the day we all met him we fell in love just as u did he was a great...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Cassie Lynn - Houma, LA - niece

“Leslie,Julie and I send our deepest sympathy to you and the family. Richard will always be remembered as a great man. I will always hold a special...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Mark and Julie Aucoin - LA

“"A Paw Paw is a gift of love" We love you Paw Paw Rich- You will always be in our hearts. Lexie, Leah and Lahna ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Lexie, Leah, and Lahna - Berwick, LA

“Life is Finite, Love is Infinite, Richard shared his Life with us and his Love, We will Cherish that Love Forever, I know Richard is watching over me...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Rachael M. Dupre' - Schriever, LA

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Funeral services will be held Monday, December 31, 2012, at 2:00 PM at Ibert's Mortuary, Inc. in Franklin, for Richard Lee Hanson, 51, a native, of Northwood, North Dakota and longtime resident of Franklin, who passed away Thursday, December 27, 2012, in St. Martin Parish. Burial will follow in the Franklin Cemetery. Brother Bobby Hodnett will officiate the service.

Survivors include his wife, Leslie Dupre Hanson of Franklin; two daughters, Brittany Richard and her husband Sean of Berwick and Shelbi Lyn Aucoin of Franklin; three granddaughters, Lexie Renee Richard, Leah Marie Richard and Lahna Joan Richard; two sisters, Helen Hanson Duhon and her husband Woodley of Franklin and Tammy Hanson of Franklin; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Prentize and Harriet Cain Hanson; one daughter, Kathryn Rose Hanson; and one brother, Ricky Hanson.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday at Ibert's Mortuary, Inc. from 11:00 AM until time of service at 2:00 PM.

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