Marjorie Mae Hanson SmallMarjorie Mae Hanson Small, 95, died Friday April 5th at her Anoka, MN home. She was born November 25, 1917 near Engelvale, ND to parents Mae (Hopewell) Hanson and Paul Hanson. She is survived by her son Dennis Wm. Small of Burnsville, MN, Daughter in Law Denise C. Harris Small of Anoka, MN, Granddaughter Robbin Mae Small (Daniel Johnson) of Bremerton, WA, and Grandson Rory R. Small (Pamela) of Hastings, MN. Additionally, five Great Grand Children: Oban Johnson, Jura Johnson, Mitchell Small, Abigail Small and Deanna Small.
A graduate of the North Dakota Agricultural College (North Dakota State University) in September, 1939, with a Home Economics degree. She immediately began her teaching career. Assignments varied from school districts in the Dakotas during WWII and the majority of years at Anoka, MN. Her retirement in 1975 marked a total of 37 years of dedicated instruction.