Adele M Hansen
Adele M Hansen, 84, of Sioux City died on Monday, April 19, 2021, at her residence surrounded by her family.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at Morningside Lutheran Church (700 South Martha St.) with the Reverend Tom LoVan officiating. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery in Akron, Iowa. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, the family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Christy Smith Larkin Chapel (2320 Outer Drive). Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chirstysmith.com.
Adele was born Nov. 4, 1936, in Hinton, Iowa, to Arthur and Louise (Doyen) Rozell. She grew up near Akron, graduating from Akron High School in 1955. She married LaRue B Hansen, on July 8, 1955, in Akron at Trinity Lutheran Church. The couple lived in Long Beach, Calif., while LaRue was serving in the Navy. Upon his honorable discharge, the couple returned to the Hawarden, Iowa, area, where he worked for a local farmer for several years, near Brunsville, Iowa.
The couple later moved to Sioux City where she worked for the Woodbury Bank, later becoming First National Bank as a teller/loan officer. Adele later worked for Hawkeye Bank/Morningside Bank and Trust. In the early 80s she worked in the business office of Morningside College, until 1990 when she went to work for the Jones Eye Clinic, finally retiring in 2009.
Adele was a member of Morningside Lutheran Church; she belonged to the ladies' circle, served on the funeral lunch committee as well as a Sunday school and Bible school teacher for many years. Her hobbies included, gardening, dancing, playing cards with friends on Friday nights, spending time with family at Lake Sarah in Minnesota, and family time in Iowa.
She is survived by her daughter Pamela Hansen of Sioux City; sister Phyllis (Glenn) Hamann of Le Mars; sister Delores (Gerald) Westhoff of Craig, Iowa; brother LeRoy Rozell of Akron; sister Karen Hartman of Sioux City; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband LaRue; her parents Arthur and Louise Rozell; her father- and mother-in-law Melvin and Alice Hansen; brother-in-law Arlan Oltmans; brother-in-law Dick Hartman; brother-in-law Curt (Barbara) Hansen; and three nephews Jeff Klemme, Steve Westhoff, and Mike Swindell.
Memorials may be directed to Morningside Lutheran Church.