The Tales of a Blair Family    

HANSEN, Joan Kathryn
Passed away peacefully on January 10th surrounded by loved ones. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years Lavell ''Swede'' Hansen. She will be deeply missed by her children, Blair Hansen (Lynn), Carl Hansen (Pam), Katie Roth (Mark), granddaughters and great-grandchildren. Joan was born on July 29, 1928 in Knolls, Utah, near the Bonneville Salt Flats. She was raised in Wendover, Utah, with her brother Bruce and her parents Blair and Nell Lamus. After marriage, she moved to California with her husband to start a life together. After having her children, she taught kindergarten for many years in the Rio Linda School District. Joan loved gardening, playing bridge with her ''Bridge Ladies'' and traveling with her husband. She found great joy in playing and spending time with her grandchildren. In the last few years, she inspired those who knew her with special songs and happy spirit. Memorial services are 11:00 AM on Jan. 17th at LIND BROTHERS MORTUARY, 4221 Manzanita Ave, Carmichael. Interment to follow at East Lawn, Sierra Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Rio Linda Educational Foundation, 627 L St. , Rio Linda, CA 95673.

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Lind Brothers


Published in the Sacramento Bee from 1/14/2007 - 1/15/2007.