Judithann “Judi” Dunham Hansen, age 73, of Surf City passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter.
She was born in Cook County, Illinois on September 27, 1941 the daughter of the late Nathaniel Kelly Dunham Jr. and Jane Audrey Reidy.
Judi was a creative, adventurous and fun spirit that had a vivacious tenacity for life and people. She worked in numerous different facets of the medical field and later retired from Mid Carolina OB/GYN in Raleigh at Rex Hospital. Judi was deeply active with her church and enjoyed being involved in the Via de Cristo weekends. Closest and dearest to her heart were her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Left to cherish her legacy of love are her loving husband of 33 years, Gordon Hansen; sons, Dan Grider of Sioux Falls, SD and Jeff Hansen of Salisbury, NC; daughter, Robin Grider Sarvis and husband Kelly of Wilmington, NC; Brother, Kelly “Buddy” Dunham of San Benito, TX; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren with one on the way; one niece; a devoted canine companion, Hali; and numerous other loving family and friends.
A celebration of life will be held 2 PM Sunday, April 19, 2015 at the Lutheran Church of Reconciliation, 7500 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28411. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lutheran Church of Reconciliation, Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington NC 28401, or Via de Cristo.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099