10254 W. Carlton Bay | Garden City, ID 83714

Orville Lewis Hanna May 21, 1928 - May 19, 2022

Orville Lewis Hanna

May 21 1929 – May 19 2022

Orville was born in Angora Nebraska to Joseph and Francis Hanna. The family moved to Emmett ID when he was 12 years old.  He graduated from Emmett High School in 1947 and traveled to Chicago Illinois to attend Coyne Electric School. He graduated and returned to Idaho and began 39 proud years in the electrical trade and 71 years of membership in the IBEW Local 291 working locally and eventually became co-owner of Electric Service Co.

He retired in 1990 and built a 2nd home in Lake Havasu City AZ. He and Dorothy spent 17 winters there; they traveled enjoying many adventures and making memories and lifelong friends.

Orville married Doris Ashley in 1949 and had 4 children. The marriage ended and he married Dorothy Johnston in 1966; Dorothy had 3 children.

Orville is survived by children Suzanne Gregory, Mike (Nancy) Hanna, Todd (Kim) Johnston, 17 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 41 years Dorothy, children Rick (Peggy) Hanna, Ron (Barb) Hanna, Rocky Johnston and grandson Nathan Hopkins

A Celebration of Life will be held June 3, 2022 at 3:00 pm at Bowman Funeral Parlor, 10254 W. Carlton Bay Dr. in Garden City.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bowman Funeral Parlor of Garden City.

A celebration of life will be held at 3:00 pm, on Friday, June 3, 2022, at Bowman Funeral Parlor of Garden City, 10254 W. Carlton Bay Dr. in Garden City.


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    Dennis Fisher says

    I worked with Orville my entire career, and there wasn’t a nicer guy around. He was always smiling and a wonderful friend.

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    Karen Bellegante says

    Orville was a family friend and a good friend of my Mother’s. She did not know of his passing and is so sorry he is gone. He will be missed. He was a wonderful man and friend. Karen Jean Potts Tyvand Bellegante

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