Funeral services were held on October 8, 2013 at the Evangelical Free Church in Rimrock, S.D. for Joyce Marcella (Agar) Hanson, 81, of Rapid City, S.D.
She died Sept. 28, 2013 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital Hospice House after a courageous battle with cancer.
Interment at Black Hills National Cemetery, near Sturgis, S.D.
Joyce is the daughter of Ernest and Delia Agar of rural Langdon. She met and married Gordon Hanson of Spearfish, S.D. in Langdon at United Lutheran Church on Feb. 11, 1961. They made their home in Rapid City and were blessed with three children; Mike, Kelly and Tracey; and four grandchildren. She worked at various jobs throughout her marriage. She was a very special person and will be greatly missed.
Left to mourn her passing are her children and grandchildren; Mike (Sandra) Hanson of Sioux Falls, S.D., Tracey (John) Romney – Cal, Cole, Jocelyn and Jacine of Olerich, S.D.; sister Bette (Ron) Mikkelsen of Langdon; brother Warren (Sharon) Agar of Billings, Mont. and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceeded by her husband, Gordon and son, Kelly; brothers Cal and Ernest Jr. Agar and sister Fern Spanier.
The Oshiemand Schmidt Funeral Home of Rapid City, S.D. was in charge of arrangements.