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Laura L. Hansen

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Laura L. Hansen
Services for Laura L. Hansen, 92 will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008 at United Methodist Church in Ruthven. Rev. Roger Maize will officiate the service.

Interment will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven.

Laura passed away Monday, Nov. 3, 2008 at the 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 was united in marriage to Clarence Hansen in Estherville. To this union four children were born.

Laura was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. She helped Clarence on the farm and drove school bus for Lake Center School at one time.

Laura was a member of the United Methodist Church in Ruthven and the Ruthven American Legion Auxiliary.

She 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.

Laura is survived by her children, Doris Jean Roland of Des Moines, Dixie Lee Williams and her husband, Art of Yorkville, Ill., and Darlowe Hansen and his wife, Linda of Ruthven; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; a brother, Don Sundall of Ruthven; and three sisters: Jean Lind of Ruthven, Phyllis Dittman and her husband, Paul of Volcano, Calif., and Alice Fullmer and her husband, Rick of Pahrump, Nevada.

Arrangements are being handled by Martin-Mattice Funeral Home.