Priscilla Hanson

Priscilla Hanson passed away early April 2022, at the age of 67, in Mesa, AZ.  She was a caring mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

Priscilla was born to Donald and Maxine Hanson on June 4,1954 in Fargo, ND, and grew up in rural Hillsboro, ND. After graduating from Hillsboro High School in 1972, she attended and received a degree in cosmetology from Mr. Don’s State School of Beauty. She was married to Del Lusso in 1973. They made their home in the Upper Midwest until 1984, when the family moved to California.  In 2010, Priscilla moved to Mesa, AZ. Priscilla enjoyed visiting her family in California, sewing and quilting, reading books and being entertained by her dog, Cody.  She spent many of her parenting years managing her daughters’ sports teams and is remembered as the best cheerleader for her family.

Priscilla is survived by her four daughters: Rachel (Gary) Ashe, Karissa (Mark) Lusso, Robyn (Joseph) Baltazar and Brittiany (Brandon) Szafraniec; eleven grandchildren; her six sisters and one brother: Susan (Parm) Narveson, Camille Nelson, Nancy (Mark) Vibeto, Donald Jr. (Kathy) Hanson, Claudia (Ted) Engelstad, Gretchen (Ben) Kirklewski, Stephanie Burrell; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her mother and father; an infant sister; a nephew, Todd Hanson; and brothers-in-law, Doug Nelson and Wayne Burrell. 

A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at St. John Lutheran Church, with visitation at 9 a.m. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Hillsboro, ND.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Wildeman-Boulger Funeral Home, Hillsboro, ND. To sign the online guestbook, please visit