Obituaries Ruby Hansen

Ruby E., Hansen, 79, of Vermillion, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002 at Wakonda Heritage Manor.

Ruby Pearson was born June 20, 1923 at Viborg, to Axel and Gertie (Anderson) Pearson. She attended Spring Valley School and married Merton Hansen on June 26, 1942. They lived on a farm near Irene for several years and also lived in Wakonda, Meckling and later Vermillion.

She worked for several years in the laundry department at Dakota Hospital in Vermillion, and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Vermillion. She had lived in the Manor since June of 2002.

Her parents, her husband, three brothers and one granddaughter preceded her in death.

Survivors include five sons, Dean, Jack and Jerry, all of Vermillion, Ronald of Box Elder, and Darrell of Akron, IA; a daughter, Mrs. George (Sharon) Hendricks of Vermillion; 21 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vermillion. Burial followed in BluffView Cemetery in Vermillion. Visitation was from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 with the family present from 7 to 8 p.m. at Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion.

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