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Ruth "Carol" Hansen

April 30, 1928 — December 16, 2020

Hastings resident Ruth “Carol” Hansen, 92, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, December 18, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Brett Mackey officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s Facebook page. The direct link for that page is . Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to The Kensington. For the health and safety of others face masks are required for those attending the visitation and funeral, your cooperation is appreciated. Since there are material sharing restrictions, we ask that you bring your own pen for signing the registration book or memorial envelopes. If you do not bring one, we can do that for you.

Carol was born April 30, 1928, in Stella, MO to Robert & Mella (Vanslyke) Kelley. She graduated from Stella High School, Stella, MO. Carol married Keith L. Hansen on January 25, 1950, in Bentonville, AR; he preceded her in death on January 23, 2000.

Carol was a homemaker and a member of the Second Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed helping design and make floral arrangements at the Kensington.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Keith L. Hansen; two brothers, Robert and J.R.; three sisters, Georgia, Twila, and Lorene; sister-in-law, Babe; and brother-in-law, Neil.

Children & Spouses:
David & Johnna Hansen – Summerville, SC
Pamela & David Sawicki – Hastings, NE
Patricia & Craig Woods – East Troy, WI
Kevin & Paige Hansen – Blue Hill, NE
Milburn Erickson – Hastings, NE
Several Nieces & Nephews

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, December 18, 2020

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N Elm Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Friday, December 18, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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