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JoAnn R. Hansen, 86, of Rockford, passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017 in her home. She was born July 18, 1930, in Rockford, the daughter of Roy and Ramona (Harding) Erickson. She married Donald D. Hansen on March 23, 1951, in Rockford; he predeceased her January 9, 1988. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, dear friend and will remain in our hearts forever.
She is survived by her children, Cheri (Rick) Leach, Jeff (Pam) Hansen , Judy (Matt) Bozym and John (Mariane) Hansen ;14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; brother, Jack (Karen) Erickson; special sister-in-laws, Marge (Paul) Plociennik and Sue Erickson. Predeceased by daughter, Christine Goodwin; and brothers, Dickie and Don. The family would like to thank OSF Hospice for their compassionate care.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017, at Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave. Rockford, with Rev. Dean Parker officiating. Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. Memorials to Rockford Rescue Mission, 715 W. State St. Rockford, IL 61102 or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.

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  1. Robert Narf

    I and my sister Ruth Theisen loved her family.


    Love and prayers for the family!

  3. John graham

    Love you grandma!

  4. Carolyn Konkol

    Cheri our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. We Love and are truly sorry for your loss. Sister's In Christ ðŸ'ž

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