Barbara J. (Hansen) Gordon, 77, died
January 16, 2020.
She was born
September 3, 1942,
to the late Harry M. and Louise (Bielewicz) Hansen.
She attended St. Thomas Aquinas Grade School, Lincoln
Jr. High School and graduated from
She worked at Warwick Electronics in
Little Giant Products in
and St. Mary’s Hospital in
For many years Barbara belonged to the Lighthouse
Lacers, Tollway Tatters and the International Old Lacers, Inc.
She is survived by her brothers, Dennis J. (Mary)
Widmar, Thomas H. Hansen; and her sister, Marlene (Howard)
Schmaling, all of
She was preceded in death by her father Harry M. Hansen
in 1950; her step-father Carl J. Widmar, Sr. in 1979, her sister
Jane (Hansen) Marinelli in 1995, her mother Louise Widmar in
2008, her brothers Donald R. Hansen in 2009 and Carl J.
(Harriet) Widmar in 2015, Jr. and her sister Toni Marie Widmar
At Barbara’s request, there will be no services.
Her body was donated to the
University of Wisconsin Medical School for research.
Update: I received Barbara's ashes back from the Body
Donor program. Barbara was finally laid to rest on
June 2, 2021 at All Saints Cemetery.