Ruth Samuelson Hanson, 76, died Monday, March 25, 1991 at her home of natural causes.

She was born March 17, 1915 in Tremonton, Utah, a daughter of Anton Emanuel and Ruth Woodbury Stay Samuelson. She married Elmer E. Hanson on May 5, 1940 in Farmington; their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple. He died April 7, 1985. She had lived in Tremonton, Blue Creek, Salt Lake City and Bountiful areas and in Ogden since 1940. She had also lived in Phoenix, Arizona. She graduated from Davis High School in the Class of 1933. She was an active member of the Lomond View Ward. She had served as Relief Society president, Sunday School secretary, Relief Society chorister and a visiting teacher. She had also served in the Primary presidency. She worked many hours crocheting pillow dolls and giving them to family and friends. She was a member of the Daughter of Utah Pioneers.Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. R. Bruce (Mary Ann) Perry, Pleasant View; Mrs. Samuel O. (Christina) Stock, West Jordan; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Donna Rice Huntsman, St. George; Helen Haacke and Ethel Herbert, both of Bountiful.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, 11 a.m., at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd. with Bishop Duane

Morriss of the Lomond View Ward officiating. Friends may call at the mortuary Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday, 10-10:45 a.m. Interment: West Weber Cemetery.

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