Heather Lynn Hansen, 50, Junction City, died unexpectedly Thursday, March 22, 2012, at her home.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday March 29, at Pisarski Community Funeral Home in Plover, with Pastors Chad Raisleger and Joe Grier officiating.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 29, until the service.
Memorials in her name may be given to the Humane Society of Portage County.
Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Ms. Hansen was born Nov. 7, 1961, in Elgin, Ill., a daughter of the late Richard and Marcine (Halverson) Hansen. She attended grade school in Palmyra and graduated from Palmyra High School. She attended Waukesha County Technical School and received a degree as an international auto mechanic. She also attended the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in the natural resources field.
She worked as a self-employed relief milker for a number of dairy farms from 1992 to 1996. She also worked for Clover Family Farms in Mosinee for number of years, before spending the last 16 years as an over-the-road trucker for Mallek Trucking in Plover.
Survivors include her extended family, Mark (Deb) Mallek and many other close friends.