Elizabeth “Liz” E. Hansen passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019 in Rochester, MN. At the age of 98.
Memorial services for Elizabeth “Liz” E. Hansen of Albert Lea, MN, will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, February 23, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Pastor Matt Lehman will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment at a later date in Hillcrest Cemetery, Albert Lea.
Liz was born October 11, 1920 in Moulton, Iowa the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Evans) Bybee. She graduated from Albert Lea High School. On November 18, 1938 she was united in marriage to Lyle J. Hansen. She was an active member of the Zion Lutheran Church for many years. Liz had been employed as a nurse’s aide at Naeve Hospital and a home health aide with public health in Albert Lea. She loved baking, reading and playing cards with her family and at the Senior Center.
Liz is survived by her children Rosamond ”Rosie” (John) Rasmussen of Albert Lea, MN, LaDonna “Donna” (George)Hansen Tucker of Lady Lake, FL, Dennis ”Denny” Hansen of Jacksonville, FL, Ronald “Ron”(Jeanne) Hansen of Albert Lea, MN, Gerald “Jerry” Hansen of Knoxville, TN, Suzanne “Suzie” (Hugh) Crawford of Albert Lea, MN, Julie Rustan of Rochester, MN, Jeffery ”Jeff” Hansen of Fruitland Park, FL. There are 18 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Also surviving are three brothers Chuck (Kim) Bybee of Albert Lea, MN, Joe Bybee of Sanford, FL and Richard ”Dick”(Martha) Bybee of Rowland Heights, CA and sister Mary Cook of Glendora, CA, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Thomas “Tom” Hansen, daughter-in-law Lucy Hansen and son-in-law Rod Rustan and sisters: Marion (Dan) McNab , Dora Mae (Jasper)Bure, brothers: Veryl Bybee, Samuel “Buster” (Arlyss) Bybee, Harry “Doc” (Emmy) Bybee, and 2 in infancy, and brother-in-law Arthur ”Art” Cook