Voanne Jean (Miller) Hansen Memorial Donations

Voanne Jean (Miller) Hansen, 97, of Marion, Iowa, passed away on Friday, November 25, 2022, at Winslow House Care Center in Marion.

Voanne was born on December 3, 1924, in Marion, the daughter of William “Gene” and Fern (Dodge) Miller. She was a lifelong resident of Marion, attending and graduating from Marion High School. On October 3, 1947, she was united in marriage to Marion Chester Hansen. To this union, three children were born, Christopher, Katharine, and Scott. She was a full-time homemaker until her children were older. Voanne returned to school and earned her BA and Master’s Degree from the University of Iowa. She worked for many years as a Librarian at Kirkwood Community College. She was a member of the American Library Association and part of Friends of the Marion Public Library. She loved reading, volunteering, sorting books, and was a member of the Marion Library Board, serving as President during part of that time. Voanne enjoyed watching classic movies, traveling on bus tours, and watching Iowa Hawkeye women’s sports. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Voanne’s memory may be made to either the Marion School Foundation or the Marion Public Library Foundation.

Marion Independent School Foundation & Alumni Association appreciates this support in memory of Voanne Hansen.