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Laura L. Hansen 1916-2008

Nov 6, 2008

RUTHVEN — Funeral service for Laura L. Hansen is 10:30 a.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 6, at the United Methodist Church in Ruthven. The Rev. Roger Maize will officiate.

Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Ruthven. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Hansen, 92, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2008, at Spencer Municipal Hospital.

Laura Loretta Hansen, daughter of Lawrence and Luella (Wikert) Sundall, was born Oct. 28, 1916, in Graettinger. She received her education in Graettinger and Wallingford.

On Dec. 22, 1933, Laura and Clarence Hansen were married in Estherville. Laura was a member of the United Methodist Church in Ruthven and the Ruthven American Legion Auxiliary.

Surviving are her children: Doris Jean Roland of Des Moines, Dixie Lee Williams (Art) of Yorkville, IL, and Darlowe Hansen (Linda) of Ruthven; nine grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and six great, great grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother, Don Sundall of Ruthven; and three sisters, Jean Lind of Ruthven, Phyllis Dittman (Paul) of Volcano, CA, and Alice Fullmer (Rick) of Pahrump, NV.

Mrs. Hansen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Lloyd and Dayton Sundall; a sister, Wanda Peglow; a son, Douglas Rae Hansen; and a son-in-law, Arnold Roland, Jr.

Condolences online at: www.martinmatticefuneralhome.com