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Vandelyn D. Hanson, age 89, of Concord

Posted: 03 March, 2017

Funeral Services for Vandelyn D. Hanson, age 89, of Concord will be held at the Concordia Lutheran Church in Concord on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will be held at the Concordia Lutheran Church on Monday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with family present. Interment will be at the Concord Cemetery in Concord. She passed away Friday at Providence Medical Center in Wayne. Memorials may be directed to the Hanson Family for later designation. Hasemann Funeral Home in Laurel is in charge of the arrangements.
Vandelyn Doris Cordelia Johnson Hanson, was born March 16, 1927, in rural Cedar County to Oscar W. and Elvira (Magnuson) Johnson. She was raised north of Dixon and graduated from Dixon High School in 1944. She attended Wayne Normal School for her teaching certificate.  She taught in Pleasant Valley School District #39 and Tip Top School.  Vandelyn married W.E.  “Bud” Hanson May 22, 1948, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Concord, where she was also baptized and confirmed.  They farmed in Wayne and Dixon Counties, while raising six children. Vandelyn worked outside the home at various jobs in Wayne and Laurel, and owned and operated the grocery store in Concord.  She was a lifelong member of Concordia Lutheran Church.  Vandelyn was active through the years in ladies church groups, WCTU (Womens Christian Temperance Union), and the Merry Homemakers Club.
       Vandelyn is survived by her children, Al (Audrey) Hanson of Alliance, Paulette (Jim) Stauffer of Tecumseh, Warren (Danita) Hanson of Concord, Doreen (Marc) Lawrence of Lincoln, Jill (Randy) Ruskamp of Schuyler; daughter-in-law, Bonnie Hanson of Jacksonville, FL;  17 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and sister, Blanche Backstrom of Laurel.
       Vandelyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, “Bud” in 1997; son, Wendell; infant daughter, Betty; and son-in-law, Jim Martin.

Hasemann Funeral Home
302 North Lincoln Street
Wayne, Nebraska 68787
(402).375.3100 Fax (402).375.2900

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