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Dorothy E. Hansen

Published July 26,2013

Obituary's Biography:

Dorothy E. Hansen (nee: Thompsen) passed away on July 24, 2013, after a brief illness, she was 90. She was born in Grayslake, IL on November 6, 1922, to Peter H. and Anna M. Thompsen. She married John “Jack” E. Hansen on June 27, 1942, at St. Andrew’s Church in Grayslake and they were married for 54 years until his death in 1996. In 1989, she retired as Office Manager for the American Red Cross at Great Lakes Naval Station after 37 years of service. She is survived by her daughter, Jacquelyn D. Hansen of Grayslake, her sister Betty M. (the late Col. William J.) Ankley of Springfield, VA and numerous nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her sister Alma M. (the late Edwin O.) Hanert, her niece Joanne (nee: Hanert) Fitzpatrick and great-nephew Jeppy Hanert. Friends of the family may visit Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 10:00am until 11:00 am with a funeral service commencing at 11:00am at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will follow at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake, IL. For information, call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

One reply on “Dorothy E. Hansen”

  1. Dear Jackie,
    As I told you Dorothy was there when I started my professional career at Great Lakes July, 1968 and she came to my SEDOL retirement party in May, 2007. She was my friend during my entire professional life. My sympathy to you and I will knowing she is a phone call away.
    Judy Knoblock

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