Walter Hanson

DEVILS LAKE Walter Hanson, 88, Devils Lake, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in a Devils Lake nursing home.

He was born June 27, 1924, to Martin and Inga Hanson, in Devils Lake. He enlisted in the Army Feb. 26, 1946, and served during World War II, much of that time in Seoul, Korea. He was discharged Aug. 17, 1947, with the rank of sergeant. He married Helen Weed Feb. 9, 1948, in Devils Lake.

Survivors: wife; son, Armen, Devils Lake; daughter, Connie Heins, Fessenden; three granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral: Monday, 11 a.m., St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Devils Lake.

Burial: Devils Lake Cemetery.

Visitation: Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m., with a time of remembrance Sunday at 5 p.m., both in Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake.