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Barbara J. Hansen

May 30, 1935 — July 15, 2023

BARBARA J. HANSEN


Age 88, passed away on Saturday, July 15th, 2023 at Sunny Hill Nursing Home in Joliet.


Barbara is survived by her loving family, niece, Mary (Gerald) Malok, nephew, Ralph (Jackie) Vitiritti, great nieces, Haley Malok, Venessa (Dan) Hardy, great great niece and nephews, Elliot Hardy, Jasper Hardy, Oliver Hardy and Vivienne Hardy.


Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Olaf & Mildred Hansen (Dubowski) and sister Lois Vitiritti.


Barbara was a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force who served her country for 26 years and was the first veteran to be honored by the Quilts of Valor Foundation at Sunny Hill Nursing Home in Joliet. She was also the Director of Nursing at Oak Park Hospital until her retirement.


Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423 on Wednesday, July 19th, 2023 from 10:00 AM until time of funeral service at 10:30 AM. Interment, St. John & St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Hammond IN. For information, www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-806-2225.



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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

10:00 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - Frankfort

65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - Frankfort

65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423

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Interment

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Starts at 11:45 am (Central time)

St. John & St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery

1547 167th Street, Hammond, IN 46320

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