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Joy Nell Wolff Hanson

Obituary for Joy Nell Wolff Hanson

January 15, 1941 - May 12, 2018
Austin, Texas | Age 77

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Joy Nell (Wolff) Hanson passed away, peacefully, on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Austin, Texas at the age of 77.

Joy is survived by her two brothers, Harold Wolff Jr. and Louis Wolff; her three children, Mike Hanson, William Hanson and Wendy Graham; five grandchildren, Justin Hanson, Krystal Hanson, Lindsay Graham, Caroline Graham and Sydney Graham; and multiple nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren. Her parents, Harold Wolff Sr. and Dora Wolff, precede her in death.

Joy Hanson was born on January 15, 1941 in Cost, Texas to Harold Wolff Sr. and Dora Wolff. She graduated from Brackenridge Hospital School of Nursing in 1962. In 1963, she married Otto Hanson. For 27 years, Joy worked for the state of Texas as a Nursing Home Inspector. As a single mother, she raised three children, while also working full-time for the State.

Joy truly lived up to her name, bringing joy to everyone she met and knew. She was an incredibly selfless and giving individual who loved helping others, thus the reason she became a nurse. Joy enjoyed socializing with friends and spending time with her family.

Visitation will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 from 6-8 pm at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress with Funeral Service scheduled for 2:00 pm, Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Funeral Home. Pastor James D. Elshoff will officiate the ceremony. Interment will follow at Capital Memorial Park, Pflugerville, Texas. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Joy Hanson's life.

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2620 S. Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704
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