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Anne Mathilda Hanselmann, 96, passed away on August 17, 2023, in Dubuque, IA.
Services will be held at St. Peter Lutheran Church Saturday, September 2, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be held prior to services from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the church. Leonard Funeral Home and Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Rd is in charge of arrangements. Private family burial will be in Linwood Cemetery.
Anne was born on February 15, 1927, in Council Bluffs, IA to Herman and Mary Vorthmann. She grew up on a farm and was educated in local schools and at Wartburg College. She was a social worker.
She was married to Herbert Hanselmann at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Treynor, IA, on November 20, 1949. They had four children: Herbert Jr., Linda, Elizabeth, and Kathryn.
Anne was a homemaker and was active as a volunteer in church groups, at Luther Manor and Finley Hospital. She also enjoyed reading, music, sewing and traveling.
Survivors include children Herbert Jr. (Suzanne) of Tavares, FL, Linda (Jerry) Redmond of Ames, IA, Elizabeth (Jim) Wenger of Argyle, WI, Kathryn Conlon (Jim Hauber) of Dubuque, IA. 13 grandchildren: Daniel, Jeremiah, and Seth Redmond, Kristin Loven, Fritz, Peter, Eric, and Christian Hanselamnn, Justin Harms, Jenny Link, Lindsey Kaib, Natalie Garvin, Alex Conlon and 23 great-grandchildren. A sister, Alice Novak, brothers-in-law Loui Novak and Roger Hanselmann.
Memorials may be given to St. Peter Lutheran Church or Luther Manor.