Doris Roebuck Hansen


Doris Roebuck Hansen, 94, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehab.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 30, at 3 p.m. at Hilda United Methodist Church at Hilda with the Reverends Wade Powell and William Brown officiating.

Mrs. Hansen was born Jan. 27, 1919, in Bearden, Ark., the daughter of Dr. Fred G. Roebuck and Blanche Stokes Roebuck. She married Byron Hansen on Dec. 22, 1945, at First Methodist Church in Fort Smith, Ark. He preceded her in death on Dec. 18, 2003.

She is survived by two sons, one daughter and spouses, including Craig and Rahni Hansen of Colleyville; Paige Hansen of Palmer, Alaska, and Laurie and Mark Witt of Hilda.

Survivors also include 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are one sister and two brothers and spouses, Virginia Guthrie of Camden, Ark.; Lewis and Patsy Roebuck of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Dan and Missy Roebuck of Fort Smith, Ark.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Hansen was preceded in death by a daughter, Dori Seitz; a son-in-law, Mark White, and a brother, Fred Roebuck Jr.

Memorials may be made to Hilda United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall Fund, P.O. Box 1404, Mason, TX 76856; or Hendrix College Dr. Fred G. Roebuck United Methodist Church Scholarship, 1600 Washington Ave., Conway, AR 72032.

Cremation was under the direction of Beckmann Funeral Home.

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