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Joan Lameta Hansen
  • March 15, 1933 - September 25, 2013
  • Vermontville, Michigan

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Joan Lameta Hansen, 80, of Vermontville, MI, died September 25, 2013 in Hastings, MI. Joan was born March 15, 1933 in Sunfield Township, the daughter of Alfred and Viola (Baker) Bennett. She lived a very active life, working 14 years for Michigan Magnetics and 7 years with the Eaton and Barry County Health Department WIC program before retiring. She also served on the library board of Vermontville, the Vermontville Historical Society, and the Antique Study Group in Charlotte. She was a very active member of the First Congregational Church of Vermontville and served on the Ladies Christian Association. She loved quilting and needlework, as well as time spent in her garden. Above all, Joan treasured her family. She is survived by her four children; Melissa Holden, Kim (Denise) Hansen, Jeanne Hansen and Michael (Linda) Hansen; seven grandchildren, Shannon Gillard, Carrie (Brad) Dutmer, Jonah (Erica) Sederdalh, Janel (Luis) Pena, Tony (Nichole) Hansen, Kevin (Jacquelyn) Hansen and Andrea (Ryan) Head; 18 great-grandchildren, Victoria, Ellisia and Robert Gillard, Trenten and Tanner Dutmer, Andrew, Adian and Aaron Sederdalh, Tony, Grace, Mara, Andy and Isabella Pena, Noah and Kayli Hansen, Jayce, Gabby and Ethan Hansen; siblings, Janice (Elon) Baker and Wanda (Emil) Herbert. She was predeceased by her husband, Andrew Dean Hansen in 2004. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, September 30, 2013 at the First Congregational Church of Vermontville with Rev. Israel Young officiating. Visitation will be from 2:00-4:00 PM on Sunday, September 29, 2013 at Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Maple Valley Scholarship Fund, the First Congregational Church of Vermontville, or the Thornapple Manor Auxiliary. Arrangements by Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte. Online condolences may be sent to the family at