Obit: Hansen, Fern A. #2 (1955 - 2018)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Hansen, Wolf, Meyers, Dillenbeck, Hansen, Esselman, Schmidt, Hukari

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 5/30/2018

Hansen, Fern Ann (1 March 1955 – 25 May 2018)

Fern A. Hansen, age 63, of Greenwood, passed away at home peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Friday May 25, 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held for Fern at Cuddie Funeral Home, in Greenwood, on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Burial of her cremains will take place in the Greenwood City Cemetery at a later date.

Fern Ann Meyers was born on March 1, 1955 in Waupun, to Leneil S. “Mike” and Lois (Wolf) Meyers. Her parents moved to Greenwood in 1956, where she was raised and received her education, graduating from Greenwood High School in 1973. After completing high school, Fern attended UW-Eau Claire for one year, and Chippewa Valley Technical College for two years, completing the Licensed Practical Nursing program. She was united in marriage to David E. Hansen on October 11, 1975 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, in Greenwood. Fern worked at the nursing home in Osseo and then at Neillsville Memorial Home. She worked fourteen years at the nursing home in Neillsville, followed by twenty years at Memorial Medical Center. Fern also held various other jobs including: The Raft House in Greenwood, Sniteman Pharmacy, Curves, 7 C’s Daycare, and Greenwood School cafeteria aid.

She had many interests, but especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and family, family vacations in Holcombe over the 4th of July, reading, cooking, theater, music, and sitting out on her back patio in the warmth of the sun.

Fern will be dearly missed by her husband, Dave, of Greenwood; her children: Holly (Robert) Dillenbeck of Mosinee, Ben (Lindsey) Hansen of Minneapolis; her grandchildren: Brooklyn and Logan Dillenbeck; her sisters: Cindy (Dave) Esselman of Loyal, Julie (Scott) Schmidt of Neillsville; brother-in-law: Harvey Hukari of San Francisco; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Joan Hukari.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Marian Greenburg and her staff at Marshfield Clinic Health System.

“If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together…there is something you must always remember: you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think, but the most important thing is, even if we’re apart…I’ll always be with you.” 



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