sponsor colleges were Roberge comfort of the at the Funeral Set For Friday For Albert E. Hanson, 79 Albert E. Hanson, 79, of Wakefield, died unexpectedly shortly after noon on Tuesday, at the Infant Hospital. He was hospitalized f ofc about three weeks in Ashland Had returned home on Friday- He was born October 29, 1886, Sweden, the son of Mr. and Mrs, Emil Hanson. He came to this try at the age of 7, directly to Wakefield. He attended the public schools in Wakefield and completed extensive studies KÂ» correspondence. The former Olga E. Thompson Mr. Hanson were married November 18, 1911, at the St Paul's Lutheran Church, Ironwod, with Dr. John Wargelin officiating. They made their home in Wakefield since marriage. Mr. Hanson started work at the Chicago Mine, and became a hoisting engineer. Later he served at the Sunday Lake and Brotherton Mines. He worked in copper exploration in Canada and as hoisting engineer at the Castile Mine, and was one of the first employees Â·the Wakefield Open Pit, where continued as electrician until 1923. He then opened a plumbling, electrical and heating company with his brother Hans, which they operated until 1935. Mr. Hanson joined the Wakefield city light-and power department 1938, and continued until his retirement in 1956. He was a charter member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, serving on the building committee, officer of the congregation, secretary and treasurer, trustee and deacon, and Sunday School teacher many years. Active in civic and fraternal activities, he served on the Board of Education, the Board of Review the city, and was a member of Masonic Lodge, and member of past patron of Dorcas Chapter, O.E.S., of Bessemer. Surviving are his wife: three Alvin of Spring Valley. California, Arnold of San Marino. California, and Carl of Huntington Beach, California, and two daughters, Jacob Venema (Hope), of Blissfield, Michigan, and Mrs. Elmer Laurila (Fath) of Racine. Wisconsin. There are ten grandchildren. Two sisters, Mrs. Oscar Benson and Mrs. William Schiltz. of Wakefield, and one brother, Hans, of Chicago, also survive him, The remain will be taken to Immanuel Lutheran Church at a. m. Friday with funeral services set for Friday at 2:00 p. m, the Rex". Wallance Leno officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery. The Lakeside Memorial Chapel will be open for visitation afternoon beginning a* 3:00 p. Friends wishing to do so, may make contributions to the Memorial Fund of the Immanuel Lutheran Church.