HANSON – Jordan Douglas Hanson, born in Eastend, Saskatchewan on October 25, 1992, was the oldest son of Jon and Candice Hanson. He was raised on a small farm, 10 kilometres south of Eastend, where he was homeschooled by his mother, from kindergarten through grade 12. Jordan spent most of his spare time playing piano and working on computers. From a young age, Jordan was very gifted in music; he made home recordings and was the leader and song composer for his family band, “The Hanson Hillbillies,” later retitled, “Jordashay.” Before leaving home at age 18, Jordan was studying Level 10 piano of the Royal Conservatory. In Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jordan met Nadine Reitz, who shared his love for travel; and they were married on May 10, 2012. Jordan died from exposure, May 1, 2016, on Mount Washington, British Columbia.
He is predeceased by his grandfather, Oscar Anhorn. He is survived by his parents, Jon and Candice Hanson; two siblings, Dawson and Shanay; his grandmother, Margaret Anhorn; and his grandparents, Glennis and Enid Hanson. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
The Funeral Service was held on Monday, May 23, 2016 at Emmanuel Grace Church, Eastend, Saskatchewan at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Keith Pickerill officiating. Interment followed at Eastend Cemetery. Donations may be made in Jordan’s memory to Rock Solid Refuge, PO Box 1622, Shaunavon, SK, S0N 2M0. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading Jordan Hanson.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Saamis Memorial Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, “The Chapel in the Park”, Medicine Hat, Alberta. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone 1-800-317-2647.