April 12, 1951 - May 22, 2008
Iris Fae Hemmingsen, 57, of Grand Island died Thursday, May 22, 2008 at St. Francis Medical Center with her family at her side. Funeral services will be at 10:30 am Tuesday at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home with the Reverend Richard Karohl officiating. Burial will be in the Chapman Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time. Memorials are suggested to the family. Iris was born on April 12, 1951 in Grand Island the daughter of Ira D. and Betty J. (Green) Reisener. The family moved from Chapman to Clarks when Iris was 9 years old. While growing up she was active in 4-H and the local gun club. She graduated from Clarks High School in 1969. Following graduation she attended Curtis College of Agriculture where she graduated in 1971. She was united in marriage to Ronald L. Hemmingsen on December 26, 1970 in Clarks. The couple lived their entire married life in rural Grand Island. Mr. Hemmingsen preceded her in death in August of 1984. Iris was a member of the United Methodist Church in Chapman. She enjoyed horses, fishing, sewing, cross stitching and other crafts. She was also a talented artist. She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother to each of her children, grandchildren and their friends. Survivors include: a son Andrew L. Hemmingsen of Grand Island; a son and daughter in law: Daniel and Stephanie Hemmingsen of Omaha; a daughter and son in law: April J. and Dana Mora of Grand Island; seven grandchildren: Abby, Domenic, Elijah, Joslynn, Ellia and Isabella; a sister and brother in law: Jane and Paul Winfield of Arnold; three nephews: Scott, David and Brian and their families and many cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Ronald. Memorials are suggested to the family.
Iris Fae Hemmingsen, 57, of Grand Island died Thursday, May 22, 2008 at St. Francis Medical Center with her family at her side. Funeral services will be at 10:30 am Tuesday at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home with the Reverend Richard Karohl... View Obituary & Service Information
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