Joanne HansenJoanne Hansen, longtime resident of Bennett, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at Essentia-St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth.
Joanne Hansen, longtime resident of Bennett, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at Essentia-St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth.
Joanne was born in Superior on Feb. 16, 1933 the daughter of Ed and Jennie Peterson.
She was a Home Economist for Douglas County and had taught Home Economics in schools as well. She enjoyed photography, golf and going to yard sales.
Joanne was an active member of 4-H for over 60 years, the St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary and was also active in many areas at Zion Lutheran Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Joanne is survived by her husband of 59 years, Keith; children, Rodney Hansen of Superior, Roger Hansen of South Range, Sherri Roberts of Copperhill, Tenn., and Julie (Greg) Nichols of St. Petersburg Fla.; grandchildren, Dustin, Cory, Geoff, Nicole, Rebecca and Jeremy; and seven great-grandchildren.
Her memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 1 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Superior. Rev. Patrick Ziems will officiate.
If desired, memorials in her name may be made to Zion Lutheran Church.
Downs Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Sign the online guestbook or send condolences at www.downsfh.com.