Fern E. Hansen, 77, of Baker, MN passed away at Meritcare Palliative Care Unit surrounded by her family on Saturday, November 7, 2009. Fern was born on March 10, 1932 to Ed and Violet (Jackson) Butenhoff and grew up in the Barnesville area. After graduating from Barnesville High School she married Alvin Hansen on October 21, 1950 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Sabin, MN. They lived and farmed in the Baker area where she was involved on the family farm. She was a life long member of Trinity Lutheran Church where she was involved in numerous activities including children's ministries, missions and women's groups. Fern enjoyed gardening, quilting and spending time with her family. Fern is survived by her husband Alvin of Baker, MN; two sons, Doug (Nancy) Hansen of Fergus Falls, MN; Roger (Laurie) Hansen of Baker, one daughter, Kathy (Kurt) Sogn of Baker, thirteen grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; one sister, Janet (Howard) Brown of Oklahoma; three brothers, Curt (Bev) Butenhoff, Ron (Hazel) Butenhoff all of Barnesville,and Ed (Clarene) Butenhoff of Moorhead, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents. Visitation: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 from 5 to 7 in Dobmeier Funeral Home, Barnesville, with a prayer service at 7. Funeral Service: Wednesday, November 11, at 11 in Trinity Lutheran Church, Sabin. Burial: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Sabin.