Hanna, Raymond E. – Obituary

Raymond E. Hanna, 81, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 19, 2007, at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center with his wife and sons by his side.

Raymond was born in Raymond, Wash. He moved to Baker, Ore., in 1930, where he attended Baker schools. He served in the U.S. Navy from March 1943 to March 1946. He trained at Farragut, Idaho and Treasure Island, Calif., and was assigned to the U.S.S. Reno.

He married Betty Arlene Fleming on Aug. 26, 1950, in Baker.

He attended Baker Business College in 1955 and was employed as an office manager for auto dealerships in Baker, Roseburg, Eugene and Corvallis. He retired in Dec. 1990.

He was a well known round dance instructor, cuer and choreographer and he served on the board of the Oregon Round Dance Teachers Association for 12 years.

His hobbies were dancing, music, Oregon Trail history, crossword puzzles and eating at Izzy’s. He was a member of the Albany Timber Twirlers Square Dance Club and a 25 year member of the Albany Eagles Lodge.

Raymond is survived by his wife of 56 years, Betty; sons, John of Placerville, Calif., and David of San Diego, Calif.; daughter-in-law, Lenora Hanna of Roseburg and their families; several nieces and nephews, including Mary Ann Darnell of Baker City.

He was preceded in death by his son, Thomas Shayne Hanna, in February 2004; mother, Kathryn Hanna; step-father, Frank Hanna; sisters, Frances Payton and Eleanor Franks.

A graveside service was held Thursday, March 22, 2007, at Twin Oaks Cemetery, Albany, Ore.

A reception followed at North Star Park Clubhouse in Corvallis, Ore.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Benton Hospice Service.

Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, March, 2007
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

MLA Source Citation:

White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 1 February 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/oregon/hanna-raymond-e-obituary.htm - Last updated on May 18th, 2011

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