Died Wednesday August 23, 2023 at Valhaven in Valley
Bev was born August 29, 1942 in Oakland, Nebraska to Simon and Erna 'Enstrom' Hansen. She was raised in Oakland and graduated from Oakland High School in May of 1960. In the same year, she was installed as Honored Queen of Bethel #35 Job's Daughters in Oakland. After high school Bev attended Wayne State Teachers College for one year and then married Don Weitzenkamp on May 5, 1962.
Bev and Don began their life together in Cedar Bluffs and Hooper before Don retired from teaching at Logan View in 1974, when they moved to the family farm in Lyons. Bev raised a family and did bookkeeping for both Don's Photo and the farm. She was an active member of the Lyons Town and Country Club, Bethany Lutheran church and enjoyed attending school and sporting activities. After Don died in 1991, she worked as a teacher's aide for the Lyons-Decatur Northeast School District until 2007 when she moved to Fremont.
After moving to Fremont, she joined Salem Lutheran Church and was involved in Naomi Circle, Bell Choir, Bible Study and Sew-in. She also volunteered at Linden Elementary School for many years. In her free time, she loved to cross stitch, quilt, and visit the Fremont Friendship Center where she enjoyed playing pitch and pinochle. Bev attended many Husker Football games. She loved her sports! Bev also enjoyed traveling, especially on Canadian and Alaskan Cruises.
She loved God, her family and friends. Her kids, grandkids and great grandkids were so very special to her. She was so proud of them and loved them all so very much.
Son - Randy Lee (Deb) Weitzenkamp of Nebraska City
Daughter - Ann Marie Harding of Prairie Village, KS.
Grandchildren - Cassandra (Miguel Farfan Quiroz) Weitzenkamp
and their children Alexander and Katia Farfan Weitzenkamp
Bryan (Miranda) Weitzenkamp and their son Tucker Joseph Weitzenkamp
Karl (Cheyenne Carmona) Harding
Sister - Lorna Faye (Dennis) Knudsen of Fremont
Bev was preceded in death by her husband Don and brother Wendell V. Hansen.
The funeral will be 10am, Saturday, August 26, 2023 at Salem Lutheran Church in Fremont. Deacon Rick Strong will officiate. Graveside services will be Saturday at 1:30pm at the Lyons Cemetery in Lyons. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Salem and St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Visitation will be at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel on Friday from 4pm to 8pm with the family present from 6pm to 8pm.
Online guestbook at www.Ludvigsenmortuary.com