Verna Lucille Mitchell Hansen 1922 ~ 2010

SANDY, UT - Verna Lucille Mitchell Hansen, beloved wife and mother, 88, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at her home in Sandy, Utah.She was born on March 2, 1922 in Upalco, Utah, a daughter of Nathaniel Alfred and Susie Hicks Mitchell. Verna married Earl Morgan Hansen on June 4, 1941 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He preceded her in death on January 17, 1999. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in temple work and actively involved in name extraction. Verna worked as a skilled cook and gentle caring nurse of the elderly. She loved cooking, sewing, crocheting, reading and flower arranging. Her proudest accomplishments were her many children. Surviving are 11 children: Mariellen (Charlie) Starr; Beverly Anne Christensen; James Earl (Shirley) Hansen; Susan (Grant) Boice; Carol (Ed) Gray; Alfred (Marla) Hansen; Ruth (Steve) Tyksen; Robin (Robin) Hansen; Doran Hansen, Vern Hansen, Jean Marie (Pat) Day; 49 grandchildren, 80 great-grand-children and one great-great-grandchild. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Sandy Crescent Ridge LDS 4th Ward Chapel, 1265 East 11000 South. Interment was in the Brigham City Cemetery. Email condolences to the family at