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Mary Hansen

September 6, 1935 — February 18, 2023


Mary Hansen

Age 87 of Wilmington, Illinois died Saturday, February 18, 2023 at the Lightways Hospice Home in Joliet, Illinois.

Born September 6, 1935 in Schneider, Indiana, Mary Ann was a daughter of Louis and Anna (Martin) Camus. She was raised and educated in Lowell, Indiana, where she graduated high school. On October 9, 1954, Mary married Richard “Bootsy” Hansen in Wilmington, and together they made a home and raised their family in Wilmington. Mary worked at Johnson & Johnson Personal Products before gaining employment with Precision Components, where she worked until retiring. In her free time, Mary enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, playing cards and going to Bingo.

Survivors include her son, Rick (Becky) Hansen of Wilmington; seven grandchildren: Alicia (Robert) Bolser, Michael Hansen, Curtis (Colleen) Hansen, Jeremy (Kim) Durham, T.J. (Krista) Hansen, Brad Meyer and Nick (Deanna) Hansen; (12) great grandchildren: Brock, Isabel, McKenzie, Kylie, Kody, Olivia, Ella, Carsyn, Mason, Noah, Carter and Owen; one brother Robert Camus and one sister, June Smith, as well as nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; one son James Glen Hansen; one daughter, Diana Meyer; three brothers: Louis, Jr., Ronnie and Richard, and three great grandsons: Caden, Connor and Elijah.

Cremation rites have been accorded and there will be no services. A private inurnment will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Wilmington at a later date.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Mary's memory to Kuzma Care Cottage, 635 South Main Street, Wilmington, Illinois 60481.

Family and friends are encouraged to log onto to sign the guestbook, upload photographs and share Mary’s memorial page online through social media.

Cremation services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815/476-2181)


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