Lindale Hansen, 73, of Mitchell, died Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Avera McKennen Hospital in Sioux Falls. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Thursday, July 12 at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Mitchell with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Lindale Hansen was born July 8, 1944 in Mitchell, SD to Dale and Alberta (Edinger) Nickles. She grew up in Plankinton and attended school in Hopper. She graduated from Stickney High School and later from Secretarial School at Mitchell Votech. She married Varland Hansen on December 11, 1966 at First Lutheran Church in Mitchell. The couple lived on their farm Northeast of Ethan. Lindale enjoyed taking care of her children and all operations on the farm. She loved to read and was a great cook. Lindale and Varland moved to Mitchell in 1996.
She is survived by her husband Varland, Mitchell; son, Dana Hansen, Mt. Vernon; daughter-in-law, Carey Hansen; grandchildren, Devin, Ashlynn, Sheridan, Brooklyn, and Lauryn Hansen; brothers Steve and Tony Nickles, Texas; and brother-in-law Marol (Peggy) Hansen of Lakewood, CO.
She was preceded in death by a son Jared on April 3, 2018.