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Beatrice J. Hansen
July 14, 1930 - January 10, 2017
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Beatrice J. Hansen, 86, of Taylorville passed away at 1:54 A.M. on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 in Taylorville Care Center. She was born on July 14, 1930 in Olathe, Kansas, the daughter of Simeon Lewis and Sarah Melvina (Suddarth) Tull. She married Herman Michael Hansen on February 6, 1952 in England and he preceded her in death on October 13, 1993.

Beatrice was a homemaker and enjoyed bowling, sewing, floral arranging, and making teddy bears. She was  member of the Officer’s Wife’s Club through the U.S. Army. Beatrice and her family moved many times through the years and at one point lived in 19 different homes over the span of 19 years. She was a member of the Davis Memorial Christian Church.

She is survived by her daughters: Carolyn Ball (Kervie) of Yucaipa, California, and Kristine Shake (Robert) of Taylorville; daughter-in-law: Margaret Hansen of Millheim, Pennsylvania; grandchildren: Thomas J. Davis IV (Maria), Heidi Davis (Mike Martin), Robert M. Shake, Michael A. Hansen, and Matthew L. Hansen; great-grandchildren: Thomas J Davis V, Alessa J. Davis, and Christopher Martin; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son: Gary Hansen; sister: Melvina Knight; and brothers: Eugene Tull and Neal Tull.

A private family service will be held and burial will take place in the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California.

McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories of Beatrice, or condolences to the family, may be left online at

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