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Jeane Mary Murphy Hansen
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1925
Sleepy Eye
Brown County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 2007
Sleepy Eye
Brown County
Minnesota, USA

Jeane Mary (Murphy) Hansen, 82, Sleepy Eye, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sleepy Eye on Monday, Dec. 17, with Pastor Keith R. Ainsley. Interment was in Home Cemetery, Sleepy Eye. Arrangements were with Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family via The family prefers memorial donations in lieu of flowers.

Jeane Mary Murphy was born in Sleepy Eye on Oct. 12, 1925, to Vesta (Sherman) Murphy and James Junior Murphy. She attended Sleepy Eye Public Schools and graduated in 1943. She was married to Herbert Robert Hansen on March 20, 1946. The couple moved to Faribault later that year, and returned to Sleepy Eye in 1953. Herb died from injuries sustained in a car accident on April 16, 1966. Jeane worked as a secretary for the ASCS office for many years, and for the Broich Agency, which later became First Security Insurance Agency. She retired from First Security Agency. Jeane was an avid bowler for many years, and read hundreds of books in her lifetime. She loved to play solitaire and bingo, and most of all she loved spending time with her extended family. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Jeane will be missed by her children, Janet Petermann, Lakeville, Carol (Allen) Fischer, Sleepy Eye, Burton (Shelly), Colorado Springs, Colo. and William (Debra), Rosemount; grandchildren, Mary (Gary) Steffl, Stillwater, James (Virginia) Petermann, Canberra, ACT, Australia, Carl (Davina) Petermann, Ramstein AFB, Germany, Laura (Chad) Trebesch, Sleepy Eye, Kyle (Pauline) Steffen, Sarah (Luke) Heikkila, Roseville, Mathew (Rochelle) Fischer, New Ulm, Amanda (Alex) Moreno, Stacy, Kaleb Hansen, Sherburn, Jennifer (Kyle) Murphy, Stillwater, Jessica (Alejandro) Hansen-Sigala, Rosemount and Joel Hansen, Rosemount; great-grandchildren, Megan, Zachary and Madeline Steffl, Kathryn Mclemore, Emma Petermann, Jake and Lane Trebesch, Jacob and Grace Steffen, Ani Heikkila, Mateo Moreno and Devon Hansen; sisters, Ruth Hornick, Harriet Lebert, Marian (Doug) Pyan and Ardis (Cletus) Schroepfer; brother, Daniel (Randeen) Murphy; sister-in-law, Lola Robertson; and many nieces; and nephews. Jeane was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Herbert; infant son, Thomas Herbert; sisters-in-law, Beulah Guhlke and Frances Hansen; and brothers-in-law, Albert Hornick, Lloyd Lebert, Leonard Guhlke, Ronald Robertson and Lester Hansen.
Home Cemetery
Sleepy Eye
Brown County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: DaveVangsness
Record added: Dec 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23581131
Jeane Mary <i>Murphy</i> Hansen
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Happy Birthday Jeane
- Diane Miller
 Added: Oct. 12, 2012
In Memory of Jeane
- Diane Miller
 Added: Sep. 30, 2012

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Sep. 12, 2008

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