Pamela Hansen

Pamela Hansen

URBANA – Pamela Sue Hansen, 59, of Urbana passed away at 8:19 p.m. Friday (Jan. 4, 2013) at her home surrounded by her family.

A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Renner-Wikoff Chapel and Crematory, 1900 S. Philo Road, Urbana. A funeral service will be held following the visitation at noon Wednesday at the funeral home, with Pastor Charlotte Blissit officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.

Mrs. Hansen was born Nov. 29, 1953, in Champaign to parents William G. and Wanda (Clifton) Dean, and they survive. She married Michael Hansen on Nov. 26, 1993, in Urbana; he survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Judith O'Donnell (Michael) of Urbana; stepson, Rodney Hansen of Urbana; brother, William Eric Dean and sister-in-law Lisa; niece, Chelsea and great-niece Kennedi Dean, all of Champaign; grandchildren, Kathryn Duckworth, Nicholas O'Donnell, Jace O'Donnell and step-grandchildren Sara Hansen and Dustin Hansen of Urbana.

Mrs. Hansen worked for more than 22 years as a mail carrier for the University of Illinois.

Pam enjoyed life's simplicities, and loved her family very much. Her family would like to express their gratitude for the excellent care from the Carle Hospice program.

She was an avid Cubs, Bears and Illini basketball fan. She enjoyed the motorcycle trips that she and Michael had taken together.

Memorial contributions may be made in Pamela's honor to Carle Hospice at

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