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Katie Hanson

Jun 21, 2019


Kathryn “Katie” Hanson

Dec.16, 1982 – Jun. 10, 2019

Kathryn “Katie” Hanson, 36, West Fargo, North Dakota died on Monday, June 10, 2019 in Deer Valley Medical Center from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Scottsdale, AZ.

Kathryn Marie Wiest was born December 16, 1982 in Fargo, ND. The daughter of Emanuel and Jeanette (Zacher) Wiest, she grew up in Fargo where she attended school and graduated from West Fargo High

with the Class of 2002. Katie, as she was known by her family & friends, developed long lasting friendships and made many happy memories during those years.

In June of 2005, Katie was united in marriage to Christopher Hanson. They were blessed with a son, Christopher David in 2007. They lived in Mapleton until moving to Alabama where Chris was stationed in the Army National Guard. Later, they moved back to West Fargo where Katie worked as a dispatch data clerk/scheduler.

Katie will be remembered for her beautiful smile, her devotion to her son, the way she made everyone feel special, and her kind heart. She loved to shop and had a flair for style and was always seen dressed in the latest fashion. She loved going to the lake to spend time around the bonfire with family and friends. Katie loved nature, every kind of animal and good music. All who knew Katie will definitely miss her

straight to the point opinions and her honest answers.

Katie was engaged to be married to Kit Powell, West Fargo. She is survived by her son, Christopher, West Fargo; mother and stepfather, Jeanette and Dennis Holland, Fargo; brother; JJ (Keri) Wiest, Fargo; nephew and godson, Colt Wiest; fiance, Kit Powell; special friend, Janae Filler, West Fargo and close cousin, Brandon Schumacher, Fargo. She is also survived by her cats, Floyd and Gilmore and dogs, Jessi and Rokit.

She was preceded in death by her father, Emanuel Wiest; grandparents, Eugene and Darlene Zacher, Rugby, ND and John and Catherine Wiest, Selz, ND; uncles David Zacher and Joe Allen Wiest; and beloved

Maltese, Layla.

There will be a visitation from 5-7:00 PM with a memorial service following at 7:00 PM on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. Burial at 11:00 AM on Tuesday,

June 25, 2019 at Riverside Cemetery in Fargo.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.

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