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 Vera <I>Ferguson Hansen</I> DeLand

Vera Ferguson Hansen DeLand

Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 4 Jan 1996 (aged 87)
Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 36675 · View Source
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MURRAY--Vera F. DeLand, 88, passed away January 4, 1996 at her home.

She was born May 17, 1908 in Murray, Utah to George W. and Edith Thorum Ferguson. Married to the late William Hansen, and was married 50 years to the late Lloyd (Shine) Deland.

Vera worked into her senior years for the Salt Lake County Assessor where she enthusiastically responded to the computerized world. She took much pride that her remarkable life spanned the ''horse-and-buggy to the computer'' eras. She was gifted with the written word and enjoyed recalling anecdotes involving her early life. She took extreme pride, and fussed over, her Murray home and yard. She loved, was always concerned, and bragged about her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Vera enjoyed the arts and being involved in civic, community and social affairs,and for many years was a Pink Lady at St. Mark's Hospital. Member of the LDS Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors: son, W. Dean (Eve) Hansen; sisters, LaVon Higgenbotham and Donna Swanson; brother, George (Martha) Ferguson; grandchildren, Peggy Sue VinMazo, W. Dee (Cheryl) Hansen, Penny Lea (Mark) Wilson, Jeffrey (Sherry) Hansen, Patricia Jill (Tim) North; great-grandchildren, Jeremy, Adam, Andrea, Sarah, Justine, Kyle, Benjamin, Gabriel and Rachel.

Preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Wanda Thorne and Virginia Ferguson.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, January 9, 1996, at 2 p.m. Murray City Cemetery, 5600 South Vine Street. Friends may call at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State Street, Monday, 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday 1-1:45 p.m.

Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT)
Date: January 6, 1996




  • Maintained by: Blaine & Elaine Berger
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36675
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Vera Ferguson Hansen DeLand (17 May 1908–4 Jan 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36675, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Blaine & Elaine Berger (contributor 47012201) .