Betty B. Hansen, 92, a resident of Elephant Butte, NM, died at Sierra Health Care Center on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. She was born on July 21, 1924 in Crofton, NE to Frank L. and Margaret (Deaillez) Benker.
Betty was self-employed in the hardware industry and retired in 1989. She was a member of several organizations which include PEO, American Legion, Moose, and Desert Springs Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her children – Janet Wales and Steve and Karen Hansen; and grandchildren – Lori and Gabe Bolt, Matt and Heather Hansen, Nathan Wales, and Melissa and Jeramiah Clark. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Hansen, and brother, William Benker.
Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Celebration Service will be announced at a later date.
Arrangements are by Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc. & Sierra Crematory, LLC, 303 N. Cedar St., T. or C., NM 87901, 575/894-2574. For online memorial messages please visit www.kirikosfamilyfuneralhome.com.