Floy Jean Hansen, 85, wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend went to be in the arms of her loving Savior on Monday, June 28, 2010, at University Place Care Center in Tacoma.

Floy was born in Prosser, the daughter of Elmer E. and Grace D. (Mason) Landin.

She graduated from Prosser High School with the class of 1948.

On April 8, 1945 Floy married Alvin C. "Al" Hansen in Prosser. Following their marriage, they made their home in Sunnyside, where Al and Floy worked side by side at Lee Semon Clothing Store for 38 years.

While her girls were young, she was both a Blue Bird and Campfire leader.

She was a very social lady who enjoyed her five bridge clubs and pinochle club, one for almost every day of the week.

Floy was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, holding several local offices and was District 6 president from 1956 to 1957 at the same time her father was the American Legion District 12 commander. She was also president of American Legion Auxiliary 73 in Sunnyside and held various offices of the past president's Parley Auxiliary in Sunnyside. She was on the committee that chose the Sunnyside Girls State representative for many years.

Floy was a member of the First Christian Church.

Floy cherished spending time with her family , her cabin in Packwood and playing golf at High Valley Golf club in Packwood.

Floy is survived by two daughters, Brenda (Ron) Carlton of Selah and Pam (Dic) Munson of Tacoma; four grandchildren, Jason Carlton, Micala Bruinekool, Biana Munson and Jennifer Whitman; four great-grandchildren, Joshua Blevins, Jaylon Munson, Kendall Carlton and Declan Bruinekool.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Al Hansen; and two brothers, Elmer Landin Jr. and Duane Landin.

Viewing and visitation will be held Thursday, July 1, 2010, from 2 to 7 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 2, 2010, at 10 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside, with burial to follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside.

Those wishing to honor Floy's memory may contribute to the Jerry Taylor Veterans Memorial.

Those wishing to sign Floy's online memorial book may due so at

Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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