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Vera Hansen

Vera M. Hansen

Thursday, June 1st, 1922 - Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Obituary

Funeral services for Vera M. Hansen age 97 of Pilger, NE will be on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Pilger, NE with Deb Hammer, PMA officiating. Interment will be in the Pilger Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and will continue on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service, both at the church. Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Vera passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the Stanton Health Center.

Vera Marie (Folk) Hansen was born on June 1, 1922 in rural Boone County, NE to Clinton and Sadie (Best) Folk. She grew up in Boone County until the family moved to North Bend, NE, where she graduated from North Bend High School in 1940. She worked at Andy’s Café in Fremont after high school. On July 1, 1943, she married Carl Julke. After Carl passed away she worked at the Pilger Café, where she met Harold Hansen.

On December 24, 1955, she was united in marriage to Harold Hansen in Fremont, NE. Vera cared for numerous children in Pilger over the years. She was a weather observer and trained tornado spotter for the National Weather Service for over 40 years.

Vera was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, and American Legion Auxiliary Post #69. She belonged to the Norfolk Iris Society, was a founding member of the Stanton Co. Historical Society, and had worked the concession stand with the Pilger Baseball Moms. She enjoyed gardening, playing cards and loved spending time with her family.

Survivors include-
Daughter- Becky and Larry McPhillips of David City, NE
Son-Bruce Hansen of Pilger, NE
Son-Mark Hansen of Lincoln, NE
Grandchildren- David McPhillips
Sarah and Jacob Kulhanek and children-Morgan Marie and Nathan Carl
Brother-Dale Folk of Ashland, NE
Sister-Nancy Bellar of Omaha, NE

Vera was preceded in death by her parents, husbands-Carl Julke and Harold Hansen, son-David Julke, brother-Bob Folk, and sisters-Joan Hoffman and Carol Kugler.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 25th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Sunday, August 25th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    St. Peter's Lutheran Church
    Address
    Address Not Available
    PILGER, NE 68768
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  • Second Visitation

    Monday, August 26th, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:30am
    When
    Monday, August 26th, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
    Location
    St. Peter's Lutheran Church
    Address
    Address Not Available
    PILGER, NE 68768
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  • Service

    Monday, August 26th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Monday, August 26th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    St. Peter's Lutheran Church
    Address
    Address Not Available
    PILGER, NE 68768
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  • Interment

    Location
    Pilger Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Pilger, NE
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Dale & Carolyn Yates

Posted at 09:55am
We are friends of Becky and Larry in David City and wanted to express our condolences to your entire family on the death of your mother, grandmother, and sister. In our conversations together here, we often reminisce about family and their impact on our lives. We know that Vera's long life and mother's love was a blessing to all of you and to the community around her in Pilger. May memories of her continue to bless and console you both now and in the future. You are in our prayers and may God bless all of you.
Dale and Carolyn Yates
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Ellen Moeller

Posted at 09:07am
Dear Bruce and family,
I was very sorry to read about the loss of your mother.
With sincere sympathy,
Ellen Moeller
Lincoln, NE
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Posted at 10:05am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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