Meretta E. Hanson, 88, Brainerd, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
She was born June 3, 1919, in Pillager, Minn., to Zachariah and Estella May (Brown) Barnett. She was postmaster at the Motley Post Office for many years. Meretta was an avid hunter and fisherperson. She was a member of the Heritage Assembly of God Church in Baxter.
She is survived by her sister, Marjorie Berg of Brainerd; daughter-in-law, Rose Hanson; sister-in-law, Mabel Barnett of Pillager; six grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fred; son, Andrew; brother, Alfred Barnett; sisters, Hazel Hardy, Mildred Berg and Phebe Palmer.
Services will be Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. at the Bethany Good Samaritan Village Chapel with Pastor Mark Boone officiating. Burial will be in the Wildwood Cemetery in Pillager. Friends may call at the Bethany Good Samaritan Village Chapel one hour prior to services.
Arrangements are with Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home in Brainerd.
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