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Emogene J. "Jean" (Pratt) Hanson


October 21, 2020

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Emogene J. "Jean" (Pratt) Hanson

Emogene J. "Jean" (Pratt) Hanson of Rock Springs, Wyoming passed away Thursday, October

15, 2020 at the Rehab Center in Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was born

April 1, 1929 in Baker, Montana, the daughter of Wallace and Augusta (Ohlrich) Pratt. She was

the last of ten children, the baby of the family. She grew up on the Pratt Family Homestead in

Cabin Creek, just outside of Baker, Montana. She attended country school in the Cabing Creek

area, riding her horse from the ranch to school. She later attended High School in Baker.

Jean married Marvin Hanson Nov. 23, 1946 in Miles City, Montana. They had three children,

Joan, Julie and David. Jean worked in Retail for years at J. C. Penny and at K-Mart. She retired

at the age of 75. She lived in Rock Springs and moved to Gillette in 1978, Jean moved to Rock

Springs to be near her family in April of 2016. Jean enjoyed traveling, she has been to every

coast and to Canada and Mexico. She loved to read and do cross word puzzles. She was an

independent lady, living in her own apartment until her death.

Jean is survived by her daughter Julie Hanson Roper (Orrin), her son David Hanson,

Grandchildren Elaine McGill and Mike McGill (Blithe) & family, Marvin Filipovich (Marti) and

family, Jason Filipovich, Stephanie Koritnik and family, her brother Harold Pratt of Baker, Montana.

Several nieces and nephews she was very close to and loved very much. She was preceded in

death by her Parents, Wallace and Augusta Pratt, her husband Marvin Hanson, her daughter

Joan Hanson McGill, son in law John H. Filipovich, siblings, Wayne, Orie, Vera, Harry, Billy, Nellie,

Mollie, and Ken.

As per Mom's request there will be no funeral. Cremation has taken place. She will be interred

at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, South Dakota with her husband Marvin Hanson at a later date.

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