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Oma Jean Hansen

October 3, 1929 ~ February 1, 2024 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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Oma Jean Hansen

94, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Jean was born in Opal, Arkansas to Marvin Davis and Dovie (Bates) Davis. The second of four children.

She lived in Arkansas until the family moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico for work. She worked for the phone company and was a star player for the company’s women’s basketball team. She met the love of her life, Gerald Hansen. They were married May 14, 1950, and had two children, Ron and Kathy. In 1957 they moved to Dolores, Colorado where she was mother, homemaker and bookkeeper for the family business. In 1968 the family moved to Saguache, Colorado. After Gerald’s passing in 2001 she moved to Canon City, Colorado until her passing. Jean loved music, playing guitar, piano and loved to sing. Along with music she also loved to dance, especially square dancing. She also loved the outdoors with fishing, camping, water skiing and snowmobiling. She also tried her hand at tennis. She was always smiling and had a verse from a song for every occasion. After the nest emptied, she was clerk of court for a time and was sought after speaker for Christian Women’s Club events. She also enjoyed the Red Hat Club. Jean was always active in church and was strong in her faith. Jean was loved by all who knew her and will be missed.  Jean was preceded in death by brother Marva Lee who died at birth. Her parents Marvin and Dovie Davis, husband Gerald Hansen, brother Jimmy Davis, and sister Billie Hansen. She is survived by son Ron (Wyoma) Hansen, Saguache, Colorado, daughter Kathy (Paul) Clarke, Canon City, Colorado. 5 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and special friend Jim Jones.

Services will be held Wednesday February 7, 2024, at 10:00 AM with lunch to follow Canon Community Baptist Church, 1111 Monroe Avenue, Canon City, Colorado 81212. Burial to be held Friday February 9, 2024, at 11:00 AM, Memorial Gardens of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Special thanks to caregivers Jeri and Madison and Fremont Regional Hospice.

 

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Services

Celebration of Life
Wednesday
February 7, 2024

10:00 AM
Canon Community Baptist Church
1111 Monroe Avenue
Canon City, CO 81212

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