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Opal Irene Vibber Hansen
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Birth: Oct. 1, 1926
Death: Apr. 3, 2008

Opal Irene Hansen was born October, 12, 1926, the youngest of eleven children born to Frank B. and Clara (McGinnis) Vibber. Opal grew up in Kensington and received her education in schools there, except two yearw when she attended the Athol Grade School. She graduated from Kensington High School in 1944.

Opal worked in various jobs when she was young. While working in Phillipsburg, she met Martin Hansen whom she later married. To this union were born three children. Martin was a feed salesman and they lived in several communities and eventually made their home in Hastings, Neb. In Hastings she was employed in the laundry of Good Samaritan Village. Opal died in Perkins Pavilion at Good Samaritan Thursday, April 3, 2008, at the age of 81 years.

Survivors are her children, Peggy Lynn Stevens of Aurora, Colo., James Lewis Hansen of Hastings, Neb., and Kathryn Christine and her husband Allan Hanson of Borger, Tex.; and two sisters, Ethel Hilbrink and Thelma Mahlman, both of Smith Center, Kans.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin, of 57 years; her parents, Frank and Clara Vibber; three brothers, Harry, Frank and Ralph Vibber; and five sisters, May Cornell, Hazel Bronson, Tressie Gruber, Lola Arment, and Irma Scharnhorst.

Services were held Monday, April 7, 2008, at the Brand-Wilson Chapel in Hastings, Neb., with burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Badgro Vibber (1880 - 1962)
  Clara Annabel McGinnis Vibber (1882 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Martin Herliff Hansen (1921 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harry Alfred Vibber (1904 - 1949)*
  Hazel Clara Vibber Bronson (1906 - 1991)*
  Tressie Elizabeth Vibber Gruber (1908 - 1975)*
  Lola Lula Vibber Arment (1909 - 2000)*
  Frank Edward Vibber (1910 - 1986)*
  Ralph James Vibber (1911 - 1987)*
  Ethel Mildred Vibber Hilbrink (1915 - 2009)*
  Thelma June Vibber Mahlman (1924 - 2015)*
  Opal Irene Vibber Hansen (1926 - 2008)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Hastings
Adams County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Alan Donald Vibber
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49146135
Opal Irene <i>Vibber</i> Hansen
Added by: Alan Donald Vibber
 
Opal Irene <i>Vibber</i> Hansen
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