ImageHARVEY HANSON August 22, 1936 - June 4, 2012 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Harvey Hanson on June 4, 2012. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held on Sunday, June 10, 3:00 p.m. at the Grace Bible Church, 1910 Mountain Rd., Dauphin, MB. If friends wish, donations may be made to the Rotary Foundation Polio Plus, c/o Dauphin Rotary Club.

Please join us all in remembering Past District Governor Harvey Hanson and his wife Lorraine their 3 children and 4 grandchildren in our thoughts and prayers. We all have fond memories of Harvey as our District Governor 2010-11 and enjoyed his visits and fellowship to our club. He will be sadly missed. We extend our sincere condolences to Rtn Lee Hanson and his family.

Harvey Hanson was born and raised on a dairy farm in Southern Saskatchewan where he attended elementary school and high school. He started working at the local Co-Op store proceeding on to manage stores in a number of small towns in Saskatchewan. For a number of years he was in the investment and insurance business as a salesman and area manager for Federated Investments And Seaboard Life in southern Saskatchewan. Harvey moved to Thompson, Manitoba in the early 70's. He received his Real Estate Brokers license and became the owner Manager of Byron’s Real Estate Thompson Man. Harvey was a real-estate broker / salesman for over 35 years. He served three (3) terms on City Council for the city of Thompson, Manitoba. While on council he served on many different committees. He was a director for Norman Regional Development Board and was its president for two years. He sat on the Port Churchill Development Board and served as its president for one year. He was the founding President of the North of The 53 Tourist association and continued in that role for three more years. He also served as the Federal Governments representative for four years on the Port Churchill Advisory Board After moving to Dauphin Harvey was the city’s representative on the Parkland Tourist Association and was its president for one year. Harvey joined Rotary in 1973 in Thompson, Manitoba. When he moved to Dauphin he joined the Rotary Club of Dauphin. Harvey has been very active inRotary at the Club and District level. He is a past president of the Rotary Club of Dauphin and served as an Assistant District Governor for five years. Harvey is married to Lorraine who is also a Rotarian. They have three (3) grown children (one boy and two girls) who are all married. Harvey and Lorraine havefour (4) grandkids, which they enjoy very much. Since his retirement from real estate Harvey has been busy with woodworking, camping, and Rotary.