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Kathy Hansen

May 24, 1946 — October 29, 2021


Kathy Hansen, 75, of Moorefield, Nebraska, died October 29, 2021 in North Platte, NE.

Kathryn (Kathy) Mable Hansen, 75 of Moorefield went to be with Jesus on Friday morning, October 29, 2021. She was born May 24, 1946, to Frank and Winnie (Hughes) Cassell, in Arnold, NE.  She graduated from Stapleton High School in Stapleton, NE in May, 1964. She attended Kearney State University for three semesters. While home from college she met the love of her life, Harley Hansen, at a dance in Gandy, NE.  They were married at the Stapleton Presbyterian Church on February 19, 1966.  God blessed them with a daughter, Kimberly, and a son, Wesley.  Kathy loved children and for over 30 years owned and operated Happy House Daycare and Pre-school in Curtis, NE. She was known for her strong faith and willingness to help others. For many years she helped with the Curtis Easter Pageant, which she loved. She also taught Pre-K Sunday School and Bible School and helped with Awana at the Berean Bible Church in Curtis, NE. The most important thing in her life, and one that brought the most joy, was spending time with her two grandchildren, Will and Harley Franzen. Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Winnie Cassell; her husband, Harley Hansen; brother, Bill Cassell; sister, Bee Hansen; sister-in-law, Ella Lenz; brothers-in-law, Judd Lenz, Thorval Hansen, and Marvin Hansen; father- and mother-in law Leslie & Marguerite Hansen; nephew Jim Bob Cassell; a great-nephew, Landon Dodson; and special friends, Forrest and Blanche Grunden, and Kenny and Zella Mae Sanders. She is survived by her children Kim (Rob) Franzen, and Wes Hansen; grandchildren Will and Harley Franzen, sister Janey Jacobsen; sisters-in-law Artis Hansen, Norma Hansen, and Velda Cassell; and many nieces, nephews and great friends.

Visitation will be held at the Berean Bible Church, Curtis, Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm with the family present from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

Services will be held at the Berean Bible Church, Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 10:00 am with Pastor Brian Nicklas officiating.

Interment will follow in the Curtis Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the Berean Bible Church, 512 Prentiss, Curtis, NE 69025.

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

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