Kathryn J. Hansen, age 99 of Coleridge, Nebraska died on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Park View Haven Nursing Home in Coleridge.
Funeral Services will be on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 10:30 am at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Coleridge with Rev. Debra Valentine officiating. Burial will be in Lawn Ridge Cemetery in Coleridge. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a Prayer Service at 7:00 pm at the Wintz Funeral Home in Coleridge. Visitation will begin one hour prior to services on Wednesday at the church.
Pallbearers will be Claude Hofeldt, Randy Hansen, Dave Frerichs, Jerry Hoffart, Larry Paulsen and George R. Hefner.
Kathryn Jeanette Hansen was born on July 17, 1915 at Coleridge to John William and Mary Mabel (Walters) Feese. She grew up in Coleridge and graduated from Coleridge Public High School in 1933 and attended Wayne State College for one year. She married Arnold Hansen on January 15, 1936 at Coleridge and they made their home on a farm east of Coleridge until moving into town in 1959.
Kathryn was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church and held various offices in the ELCW. She was a former President and Vice President of the Lutheran Ladies Aid. She was a former member of the Norris Homemakers Club and was a Cub Scout leader for 4 years and a Girl Scout leader for 11 years. She and Arnold were gatekeepers of the Tail Waters campground at Gavins Point Dam for 4 years. They loved to travel and visited all of the states. She enjoyed playing cards.
Kathryn is survived by 2 children, Shirley Flynn of Cudahy, Wisconsin, Mike and Donna Hansen of Coleridge, a son-in-law, John Mitchell of Chicago, Illinois, 11 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren and a sister, Mary Huss of Yakima, Washington.
She was a preceded in death by her parents, husband, Arnold, who died on November 11, 1991 at the age of 82, 2 daughters, Sally Johnson and Sue Mitchell, a son, Roger Hansen, a son-in-law, Joe Flynn, 3 brothers, Herbert, Claire and Ralph Feese, a sister, Carole Bernin, a brother-in-law, Robert Huss and a niece Sherrill Feese.
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Our sincere sympathy to the Hansen family. Kate always wore a smile. I know she will be missed.
Daryle and Linda Milbrath
Our sympathies to the entire Hansen Family. Kate will be missed. What a wonderful lady.
My deepest sympathies to the Hansen family.
Scott always talked about how much his grandma was loved, and how much she loved others.
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