Aug. 22, 1957—Feb. 3, 2018
BURLEY – Deanna Sue Davis Hansen, age 60, passed from this life on February 3, 2018, at her home in Burley, Idaho.
Deanna was born August 22, 1957, in Cheyenne, Wyoming to Eileen and Harold Dean Davis. The second of two children, Deanna was preceded by her brother, Dennis Davis. After graduating from Powell High School in 1975, she later attended classes at Northwest College also in Powell, Wyoming. Deanna graduated with an associate’s degree in veterinary technology from Eastern Wyoming College, located in Torrington, afterward working as a vet tech in Casper. After additional training in Phoenix, she switched from animal care to medicine, finding work as a surgical technician. Finally, Deanna received an associate’s degree as a registered nurse from Casper College in Casper, Wyoming.
Outside of education, Deanna served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Argentina, where she learned Spanish and loved serving the Argentinian people.
On April 18, 2009, Deanna married Mike Hansen in the Twin Falls Idaho Temple. Afterward, they moved to Los Alamos, New Mexico where Deanna worked as a nurse. After moving to Idaho with Mike, she took up work as a home health nurse for Horizon Home Health in Burley, and finally as an RN supervisor at Syringa Assisted Living in Twin Falls prior to her retirement in 2016.
Deanna was known for her love of animals, especially her dogs. Mike and Deanna both enjoyed hunting and supporting the local sports teams.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister-in-law, Christy Davis; and her father-in-law, Don A. Hansen. She is survived by her husband, Mike Hansen of Burley; her brother, Dennis (Allison Banfield) Davis of Powell; mother-in-law, Marie Hansen of Burley; and sister-in-law, Tina (Neil) Payne; as well as her nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 12 noon Friday, February 9, 2018, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – Burley 4th Ward Church, located at 515 E. 16th St., in Burley, with Bishop Adam Haynes officiating. Friends may call at the church from 10 until 11:45 a.m. preceding the service. Burial will follow at Gem Memorial Gardens in Burley.