Irene Hansen, age 90, of Wayne

Sunday, November 20th, 2016

Funeral Services for Irene Hansen, age 90, of Wayne will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. November 26th. Visitation will be held at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne on Friday from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. with family present. Interment will be at the Wisner Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Our Savior Lutheran Church Building Fund. She passed away Saturday November 19th at her home in Wayne.

Irene Ruth Hansen was born December 21, 1925, near Creston to Reinhold and Martha (Loseke) Engelbart.  She was confirmed at St. Peters Lutheran Church in Creston in 1940. She attended District #43 in Platte County.  Irene married Donald Hansen June 26, 1951, at St. Peters Lutheran Church in Creston.  The couple began farming south of Wayne in 1951.  They moved into Wayne in 1977 and continued to farm until 1990.  The couple belonged to Christ Lutheran Church in Wisner from 1951 to 1977. Upon moving to town, they became members of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne, where she was an active service group member.

Irene is survived by her children, Timothy and Mary Hansen of Wayne, Sheryl and Fred Kalin of Coleridge, and Bonnie and Charles Starkey of Norfolk; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Fern and Norbert Theilen of Columbus; brother, Robert and Loretta Engelbart of Leigh; brothers-in-law, Dennis Zoubek of Leigh and Larry and Lorraine Hansen of Norfolk; nieces and nephews.

Irene was preceded in death by her husband, Donald in 2012; parents; grandson, Kevin Starkey; sisters, Marcella and Reinhardt Theilen, Ilene and Paul Theilen, Luella Zoubek; brothers-in-law, Dale Hansen and Forrest and Elaine Hansen.




Hasemann Funeral Homes

302 North Lincoln Street

Wayne, Nebraska 68787 402.375.3100