LaVerne Hansen died peacefully at home in Duluth, Jan. 6, 2017.
Marjorie LaVerne was born July 14, 1931, to Andrew and Mae Zagrabelny in Virginia.
She married Darrel "Bud" Hansen on Nov. 27, 1959. LaVerne was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses in 1943, and for 73 years remained active in her volunteer ministry. LaVerne enjoyed gardening, knitting, and reading.
LaVerne is survived by son, Steven (Shelley) Hansen; daughter, Michelle (Joe) Nechuta; sister, Jean (Roger) Wells; brothers, Winton (JoAnn) Zagrabelny and Robert (Roma) Zagrabelny; four grandchildren; four great- grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 4602 W Arrowhead Road, Duluth. Please leave a memory of LaVerne or words of support for the family at www.bellbrothersjarvidowd.com.