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Evelyn Hansen

Evelyn C. Thienes Hansen, 96, of Leroy, IN and formerly of Blackduck, died Sept. 27, 2010 at Porter Memorial Hospital.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 23 at Zion Lutheran Church in Blackduck with Pastor Dan Heath officiating.

She was born Nov. 21, 1913 in Windside, NE to Andrew and Hulda Johnson. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Blackduck and belonged to the Federated Junior Women's Club in Leroy. She enjoyed bowling, fishing, dancing and singing. She worked at Marshall Fields in Chicago for over 13 years.

She is survived by four children, Walter (Connie) Thienes of Blackduck, Shirley Williams of Hebron, IN, Sharon (Larry) Gillam of St. Cloud and Peggy (Joe) Eggleston of Deming, NM; 13 grandchildren; 15 greatgrandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; a sister, Ruby Dodge and a brother, Arvid Johnson, both of Kalispell, MT.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Walter Thienes and Leonard Hansen; three brothers and one sister.

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