Melissa Ann (Willems) Hansen

December 6, 1979 ~ August 27, 2023 (age 43) 43 Years Old


Melissa A. Hansen, age 43, of Holstein, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2023 at her home of Holstein.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at 11:00 AM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Holstein with the Rev. Scott L. Neumann officiating.  Burial will be at the Holstein Cemetery of Holstein.  A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Holstein.  

Melissa was born December 6, 1979 in Cherokee, Iowa to Jeanette Willems. Melissa was united in marriage to Jeramy Hansen on August 30, 2001 in Cherokee.  To this marriage three children were born: Austin, Ashley and Abby.

Melissa worked as a CNA for many years and at the Holstein Travel Center for a couple of years.  She also worked at Smith Amusements in Stratford. She enjoyed candle making, playing the PS4 and online games with friends.  She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church of Holstein and volunteered there as she was able.  Melissa enjoyed supporting her children in all that they did and was an advocate for her children and her friends.

She is survived by her husband, Jeramy of Holstein; her children, Austin Hansen of Holstein, Ashley Hansen of Denison and Abby Hansen of Holstein; mother, Jan of Boone, IA and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Melissa was preceded in death by her grandparents, Velma and Lee Roy; an aunt, Mary and uncles, Jim and Bob.

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September 13, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home
1600 S. Kiel St.
Holstein, Iowa 51025

Funeral Service
September 14, 2023

11:00 PM
Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home
1600 S. Kiel St.
Holstein, Iowa 51025


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