Barb was born in Oconto, WI on February 22, 1939, the daughter of the late Herbert and Mathilda (Larson) Behnke. On December 13, 1969, she married Stephen F. Hansen at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waupaca. Barb owned and operated Westwood Framing in Waupaca for many years. She is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
Barb is survived by her husband, Stephen Hansen, Waupaca; her children: Kenley (Heather) Hansen, Waupaca; Heidi (Marty) Van Gompel, Waupaca and Holly Wasrud, Waupaca; her five grandchildren: Morgan, Max, Madison, Sydney and Norah and her sister, Rose Konieczki, Millington, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents.
The Memorial Service will be on Saturday, August 27 at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Waupaca with Reverend Andy Behrendt, officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca. Visitation will be on Friday afternoon, August 26 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca and also on Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of services at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are greatly appreciated to the Barb Hansen Memorial Fund. Barb’s family would like to thank the staff at ThedaCare Medical Center-Waupaca and ThedaCare Hospice for their wonderful care, as well as all of the friends who supported Barb and her family during her illness. Holly Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.