Funeral services for Ralph William Hansen, 46, of Manilla were held Tuesday at 11 a.m. from the Trinity Lutheran Church in Manilla. Mr. Hansen died in the Manning General Hospital Saturday [August 9, 1969] from cancer.
Husband of the former Betty Brannan of Bayard, he is survived by his widow and a son Dennis, 19, of Altoona, and daughter, Denise, 14, at home. Also surviving are his mother Mrs. William Hansen, of Manilla and six brothers and one sister.
A veteran of four years in the Marines, Mr. Hansen was a member of the VFW Post at Manning. The VFW conveyed military honors at the cemetery. He had been employed by the Rasmussen Lumber Company in Manilla.