Catherine Janet Hansen

July 4, 1917 March 13, 2013

Catherine Janet Hansen, 95, of Oconomowoc, entered eternal life Wednesday, March 13, 2013. She was born July 4, 1917, in the Town of Oconomowoc, to John and Franses (nee Ennis) Snyder.

She married William Hansen on Dec. 2, 1939, at St. Jerome Catholic Church in Oconomowoc. Catherine was a homemaker and a member of Christian Mothers. She loved to work in her flower garden, feeding the birds (even the crows), loved her family and made the best bread and rolls. She was a member of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church in North Lake.

Catherine is survived by her daughters, Marilyn (James) Lipski of Oconomowoc and Joan (David) Hunn of Lakewood, Wash. She was the motherin- law of Ann Hansen of Fox Lake. She is also survived by her eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sons, Peter and William R. Hansen; two brothers; and five sisters.

Friends may visit from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass on Saturday, March 23, at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church, N7462 Highway 83, North Lake. Her final rest will be at St. Claire Cemetery.

Memorials to the church or for Masses at Holy Hill are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at