Arlene L. Hansen, Elkhorn, WI (1927-2014)
June 27, 1927 - July 10, 2014
Arlene L. Hansen, 87, of Elkhorn, WI, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at her residence. She was born June 27, 1927, in the Town of Lyons, WI. She was the daughter of the late William A. and Martha (Pantel) Berndt. On Nov. 4, 1950, she was united in marriage to Svend O. Hansen in Elkhorn, WI. Svend died Sept. 14, 1996. Arlene was a homemaker and a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved her family dearly. She enjoyed traveling and was an avid fan of the Milwaukee Brewers.
Arlene is survived by her two children, Jeff Hansen of Elkhorn, and Judy (Steve Jones) Hurley of Delavan, WI; six grandchildren: Jason (Angie) Hansen of Elkhorn, Rachel (Shane) Rode of Elkhorn, Aaron (Melissa) Hansen of Greenfield, Nathan (Kati) Hansen of Elkhorn, Nicole Hansen of Madison, and Rebecca (Brian) Jordon of Freeport, IL; fourteen great-grandchildren; one sister, Audrey Frey of Lyons, WI; and two sisters-in-law, Shirley Berndt of Burlington, WI, and Phyllis Hansen of Oregon, WI. She is further survived by numerous nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Svend; three sisters: Florence Hoffman, Marcella and Bernice Berndt; five brothers: Lyle, Willard, Hilbert, Lawrence and Donald Berndt.
Funeral service for Arlene will be held at 10 AM Wednesday July 16, at ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, 104 S. Broad Street, Elkhorn, WI, with Rev. Thomas DeGroot officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in the Town of Delavan, WI. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 15, from 4 until 8 PM at HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 730 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn, WI, and Wednesday at the CHURCH from 9 AM until time of service. On-line guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.