Bernardine K. Hanson, Age :101

Mar 14,1918---Apr 08,2019

Bernardine K. Hanson

"Bernie "

"Spring in, Spring out"

Date of Birth, March 14, 1918 in Monarch, Colorado 
Date of Death, April 8, 2019 in Santa Fe, New Mexico 

Age 101 
Raised in Salida, Colorado, met and married William “Bill” B. Hanson in Crested Butte, Colorado 
Long Term Englewood, Colorado Resident, Retired Teacher from Fort Logan Elementary, Sheridan, Colorado. Began her teaching career in a one room schoolhouse and retired from teaching at age 70.  
Loving wife of the late William B. Hanson, Owner of Bill’s Barber Shop and former Englewood City Councilman. Mother and Grandmother, Hey Farmor, Hey Mormor! 
Survived by: Geri Skelton, Kelley Lienau, Casey Skelton, Richard Hanson and David Cillo, Lorraine and Rory Hanson, Helen Hanson and Robert Campbell, Paul, Mary and Bror Hanson, Bror's Fiancé, McKenzie Lindsey.  Special friends: Jerry Miller and Woodrow Keener.

Last of the Seven Kuhn Sisters. 

Bernie's last months were spent in Pecos, NM with Paul and Mary Hanson in a beautiful mountain setting. Pecos reminded her of the terrain and her youth in Salida. She enjoyed Summer, Fall, Winter and the start of Spring. A perfect area for mountains, wildlife, birding and her daily glass of wine. She outlived most of her peers, but she left behind many friends and former students who will remember her.

Services are Pending.


Arrangements entrusted to the caring professionals of:

Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

3232 Cerrillos Road

(505) 395-9150


Woodrow Keener Apr 12 ,2019

Long time Friend ,Northglenn ,Colorado

Bernie was a one of a kind mother, teacher and friend. Always had a smile for me and a hug. She will be missed but never forgotten by those she touched in her life and loved. Bernie is in Eternity more sorrow or pain. Love never fails.