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Obituary of Greta Hansell

Greta Renee Hansell, age 60, Iola, Kansas, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019, at the home of her sister in rural Iola, Kansas. Greta was born November 17, 1958, in Iola, Kansas, to Ralph James (Jim) Reeder and Wilma Boese Reeder.

Greta graduated in 1976 from Iola High School. Greta continued her education by attending and graduating from truck driving school. She drove a truck for many years.

Greta was an artist. She loved to draw, especially horses and animals. Greta crafted bracelets and necklaces. She liked her pet cats. Greta was a collector and she could find almost anything someone wanted or asked for from her. She enjoyed hunting and being outdoors.

Greta was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Jim, Rich, Gary, Aric; and one sister, Robin Gooding. Greta is survived by one sister, Shelly McMurray and husband, Jim, Iola, Kansas; long-time friend, John Wallace, Jr., Iola, Kansas; two sisters-in-law, Christina Reeder and Debi Reeder, Iola, Kansas; nieces, Mindy Aronson, Heather Crownover, Addie Reeder, Rachel Covey, Sarah LaCrone, Marjorie Reeder; nephews, Jonathan Reeder, Gary Ray Reeder, Ben Reeder, Matt Reeder, Scott Reeder, Ben McMurray, Dennis McMurray, Scotty McMurray, Andrew McMurray; and numerous other relatives.

A memorial service will be held at a later date with inurnment following in Highland Cemetery, Iola, Kansas.

Memorials are requested to the Greta Hansell Memorial Fund, and may be left with Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Iola, Kansas.

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