Ronald Hansen

ronald hansen

December 12, 1947 ~ October 2, 2022

Born in: Moorhead, Minnesota
Resided in: Fargo, North Dakota

Ronald D. Hansen, 74, Fargo passed away Sunday, October 2, 2022 at Sanford Health, Fargo.

Ronald was born December 12, 1947 in Moorhead, MN to Harvey and Goldie (Schloesser) Hansen. He graduated from Ulen High School in 1966. He was drafted into the U.S. Army, serving overseas in Italy from 1967 to 1969. He married Phyllis Nowak on September 18, 1971 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ulen, MN. They made their home in Fargo.

He worked as truck driver for Midwest Motor Express, Nation’s Way and Crouse Cartage.

Ron really enjoyed spending time with his family, working on various tractors as well as getting to travel to several tractor shows.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Phyllis, Fargo; children, Sheila (James) Donnelly, Victoria, MN, Shelly Gustafson, Fargo, ND; grandchildren, Madison (Duke) Arthur-Zepeda, Jordan Gustafson, Derry & Regan Donnelly; siblings, Donald (Vickie) Hansen, Ulen, MN, Gayle (Beverly) Hansen, Ulen, MN and many beloved nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Arden Hansen, Harvey Hansen and sister, Cheryle Goodrich.

Ronald’s Video Tribute can be viewed below:


Funeral Service - Monday: October 10, 2022 2:00 pm

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center
123 10th Street
Fargo, North Dakota 58103


Visitation - Monday: October 10, 2022 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center
123 10th Street
Fargo, North Dakota 58103


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  1. Our condolences to Phyllis & the Hanson family; “Ronnsy” was a such a great guy. I’ll always remember his hearty laugh.

  2. I went to school with both Ronny & Donny back in Ulen. God comfort the family and bless his memory. Ardean Swenson – Pelican Rapids, MN.

  3. I had the privilege of knowing Ronny as a classmate in high school and am saddened for his families’ loss.

    I have always considered Ronny to be one of the ultimate nice guys. May God grant you strength and comfort during this time of grieving. Lana Pederson

  4. Phyllis, I am so sorry for your loss. May all the wonderful memories you shared carry you through your grief. My deepest sympathy to you all.
    Marilyn Webber

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