Linda Jo Hansen, 61, of Vermillion, died, Thursday, April 1, 2010 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.
Linda Jo Hansen was born on April 26, 1948, the daughter of George and Darlene (Williams) Brewer in Vermillion. She graduated from Vermillion High School in 1966.
She met the love of her life, Dean Ellsworth Hansen and they were united in marriage in Meckling, on July 3, 1965.
Linda enjoyed traveling, doing puzzles, playing cards, and spending time with her grandchildren and family. She entered the nursing home in 2000. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Vermillion.
Grateful for sharing her life are her husband, Dean of Vermillion; her sons, Mark Allan Hansen of Vermillion, and Michael Dean (Kathy) Hansen of Sioux Falls; her sister, Marilyn (Scott) Wylie of Umatilla, OR; and her brother, Gary (Starla) Brewer of Alaska; six grandchildren, Braxten, Zackary, Krista, Bryan, Brandon, and Billy II.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George Washington and Darlene Elaine (Williams) Brewer; her daughter, Patricia Ann Hansen who went to be with the Lord at 3 days old; her brother, Charles Albert Brewer, and her sister, Carolyn Anne Aguila.
Visitation was from 5 to 8 p.m., Sunday, April 4, at Iverson-Siecke-Kober Funeral Home, Vermillion with a prayer service/video tribute at 7 p.m.
Funeral services were 2:30 p.m., Monday, April 5, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vermillion with Rev. Ed Anderson officiating. Burial was in Meckling Cemetery, rural Meckling.