Ada Belle (Palmer) Hansen, 95, of Tekamah NE

Ada Belle (Palmer) Hansen was born September 29, 1920 in Tekamah, Nebraska, to Otto and Ethel (Choate) Palmer. She passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Tekamah.

Ada attended elementary school at Arizona Center District #3 near her farm home northeast of Tekamah and graduated from Tekamah High School in 1937. She and Roger Hansen were married February 11, 1939. They had three sons: Larry Eugene, Randall Clark and Robert Kent. They farmed until 1960 whenthey moved into Tekamah.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Magnolia Rebekah Lodge and served on the Board of the Chatt Senior Center. She worked at the switchboard of Northwestern Bell Telephone until they went to dial phones. She was the Deputy Burt County Assessor in 1967 and later became County Assessor until 1969. She then became the office manager at Burt County Public Power and retired on January 1, 1988.

She enjoyed china painting, bowling and playing bridge. In later years, she enjoyed her association with friends at the Chatt Senior Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roger; sisters, Marietta Hennig and Vera Baker; and infant great-grandson, Brayden Tracy.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law: Larry (Sandra) Hansen of Fremont, NE, Randy (Mary) Hansen of Spokane, WA, Kent (Charlotte) Hansen of Tekamah; niece, Donna (Hennig) Yergler of Ankeny, IA; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren.

The Memorial Service is Mon., June 20th at 10;00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Tekamah. There won’t be a visitation.

There will be a private family burial.

Memorials suggested to the Orville and Willa Chatt Senior Citizen Center.

Pelan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Ada Belle Hansen

Ada Belle Hansen


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