January 11, 1943 – January 22, 2023
Ayşe (Iris) G. Hanson ne Köprülü (80) born 11 January 1943 in Istanbul, Turkey passed away 22 January 2023 in Aurora, Colorado. Iris was a descendent of a prominent Ottoman Turkish family- Köprülü Raised in Istanbul, Turkey, she attended private schools and was a public servant on the Island o Büyükada, also referred to as “Princess Island". A devoted military wife, mother, and grandmother. Ayşe was married for 56 years to Kenneth Hanson of Adrian, North Dakota. Over the 22-year military service Ayşe & Kenneth moved multiple times, each time presented with unique challenges depending on location. Where ever the location, she made it home. Ayşe is survived by her husband, Daughter; Michele Bradley, Green River WY, Son; Michael (Susan), Centennial, CO; Son; Ryan Michael (Emily) Thornton, CO and grandsons Levent and Spencer., Two sisters, four sister-in-laws, six brother-in- laws. Her parents, parents-in-law and three brother -in-laws, precede her in death. A committal service for Ayse will be held Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 1:30 PM Fort Logan National Cemetery, 4400 W Kenyon Ave, Denver, CO 80236. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.olingerhampdenmortuary.com for the Hanson family.See more See Less
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