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Betty Hansen

August 14, 1929 — December 5, 2020

Betty Louise Hansen, 91 of Washington, died Saturday, December 5, 2020 at the United Presbyterian Home in Washington.

Graveside services have been set for 2:00PM, Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington with Laurel Swartzendruber officiating. Beatty-Peterseim Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements and the service will be livestreamed at the Beatty-Peterseim Funeral Home Facebook page. Memorials in the name of Betty L. Hansen have been established for the United Presbyterian Home or Hospice of Washington County.

Betty was born August 14, 1929 in Fairfield, Iowa the daughter of Kamiel and Marie (Hoppe) Van De Voorde. She graduated from Cedar Rapids High School and Beauty College in Cedar Rapids. She was united in marriage to Donald Leon Hansen on January 12, 1952 in Fairfield.

She was a beautician, homemaker and retired from Kmart in Glendale, AZ. She enjoyed painting, ceramics, crocheting, remodeling houses with her husband and was an excellent seamstress.

Survivors include her husband Leon of Washington; children, Dan (Donna) Hansen of Colorado Springs, CO,  Deborah Hansen-Pena (Arturo Pena) Center Point, TX, Denise (Rusty) Tschantz of Washington, Dennis Hansen of Riverside, Ia and Doug (Susan) Hansen of Holly, CO; 8 grandchildren, Melissa (Tony) Turner, Trevor (Vani) Tschantz, Elizabeth (Trevor) Hanshaw, Luisa (Adrian Spano) Pena, Marco Pena, Ryan Hansen, Jennifer (Dave) Niebuhr and Chrissy (Gabe) Beard; 11 great-grandchildren; niece Elodie Sellers and nephew Julius Van De Voorde.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Virginia.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Elm Grove Cemetery

, Washington, IA 52353

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