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Billie Virginia Hansen

Wed, Aug 13th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Billie Virginia Hansen, 92 of Rushford, died Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home.

Billie was born February 7, 1922 in Anoka County to Theodore and Marie (Dosh) Jensen. She graduated from Albert Lea High School and attended teacher’s college in Mankato during the war. She taught for a few years and was united in marriage to Fred Hansen on August 25, 1947 near Hayward, MN. They lived in Hayward until 1955 then moved to Winona County in 1966. In 1980 after retirement, Billie and Fred relocated to Rushford and lived on a farm.

In her spare time, Billie enjoyed reading novels on Geography and United States history and tending to her flower gardens. She was proud that she lived in 8 counties throughout her lifetime. She will be missed by many.

Billie is survived by her children, Eugene “Gene” Hansen of Rushford, Karen Hansen of Minneapolis, and Kathryn “Kathie” Hansen of Great Falls, MT; grandchildren, Nathan (fiancée Michelle) Hansen, Michelle Hansen, Michael ( ) Hansen and Melissa Hansen. She was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Marie; husband, Fred, in February 1994; an infant son; and an infant brother.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-8pm on Friday, August 15, 2014 at Hoff Funeral & Cremation Service in Rushford. Funeral service will be 11am, Saturday, August 16 at the funeral home with visitation one hour prior. Pastor Kristin Rice will officiate. Burial will follow at Rose Creek Cemetery in rural Austin.

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