Thelma Maxine Hansen, 93, of Atlantic, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Atlantic Nursing & Rehab Center, which had been her home since June 4th.
The daughter of Ludwig J. and Susie L. (Barnum) Neumann, she was born August 10, 1920 in Muskegon, Michigan, where she grew up and attended high school. She was united in marriage to John Robert Poulin in 1938, who passed away in December 1948. She married Arnold Hansen, September 15, 1951, at the farm where they made their home. She sold Avon for many years and was a nurse's aid for Atlantic Care Center and later Cass County Memorial Hospital for a total of 24 years. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church since 1949 and was involved in the church Ladies' Aid. She was a Brownie & Girl Scout Leader and enjoyed her Neighborhood Club. Maxine will be remembered for her easy-going personality and her knitting and crocheting. Each family member had a special share of her love.
She is survived by her children, Brian Poulin of Mason City, Iowa, Alan (Carmelee) Poulin of Atlantic, Peggy (Hank) Bramman of Manchester, Iowa, Martha Scholl of Atlantic, David (Jean) Hansen of Atlantic, and Marilyn (Steve) Jacobs of Atlantic; her siblings, Pauline Buikema, Lewis F. (Dorothy) Neumann; Lorraine Yerki, Richard (Katy) Neumann and Roger "Pudge" (Nancy) Neumann all of Muskegon, Michigan. Her grandchildren, Laura Starbuck, Karen Schuttler, Joyce Poulin, Brian Poulin, Jr., Michael Poulin, Lucinda Keller, Kelly Freilinger, Kathleen Ratzlaff-Reed, Kari Klaes, Bruce Ratzlaff, Cory, Craig and Christoffer Scholl, Lyndsey, Joel, Jayden, and Jarrett Hansen, Stephanie Williams, Cortney, Whitney & Justin Jacobs; 44 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews; and her dear friend, June Poulin of Mason City.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, John Robert; a daughter, Linda Maxine, in infancy; her second husband, Arnold; two sisters, Lois (Jim) Elliott, Caroline; brothers and sisters-in-law, Art (Erma) Bro, Woodrow (Wilma) Hansen, Fern (Don) Nelson; grandchildren, Vincent Esbeck, John Poulin & Paula Rabin; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 3, at 1:30 PM, at Zion Lutheran Church in Atlantic with Pastors Ken Davidson & Leon Hodges officiating. Interment will be in the Southlawn Memory Garden following the funeral. Friends and family are invited for afternoon refreshments at the church after the interment.
The family will gather with friends, Wednesday evening from 6-8 PM, at Roland Funeral Home. Open visitation is available at Roland Funeral Home Wednesday from 8 AM-6 PM.
Memorials may be made out to Zion Lutheran Church in Atlantic.
Roland Funeral Home is caring for Maxine's family and the arrangements. Friends are welcome to leave condolences at the Roland website www.rolandfuneralservice.com.
Thelma Maxine (Neumann) Poulin Hansen
Born August 10, 1920
ENTERED INTO REST
Saturday September 28th 2013
at the age of
93 years, 1 month, and 19 days
Thursday October 3rd 2013
Zion Lutheran Church, Atlantic, Iowa
Pastor Kenneth Davidson
Chaplin Leon Hodges
On Eagle's Wings sung by the Poulin Sisters
I'll Be Waiting on the Other Side of Jordan
How Great Thou Art page 801
What A Friend We Have in Jesus page 770
The Old Rugged Cross
Ashley and Emily Poulin
Cory Scholl Craig Scholl Christoffer Scholl
Justin Jacobs Jesse Swanson Jonathan Klaes Matthew Klaes
Derek Ward Joseph Byam
Southlawn Memory Garden, Atlantic, Iowa
There will be a luncheon at Zion Lutheran Church following the graveside service .
Memorials may be made out to Zion Lutheran Church.