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Pauline E. Holland Hansen, 94, of Creston, Iowa passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, at Trinity Terrace Park Medical Center in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Funeral services were Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Creston. Burial followed in the Redding cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church Disciples of Christ Creston, IA or the VFW Post #1797 Creston. Online condolences may be shared at

Pauline was born May 16, 1918 in Worth county, MO to Charles Elmer and Zula (Rinehart) Fletchall.  She was united in marriage to Hubert Holland on February 4, 1939 in Maryville, MO. He preceded her in death on June 15, 1978. She then married Jule Hansen in November of 1981 in Creston. Jule preceded her in death 2010.

Pauline and her husband, Hubert, owned and operated the Redding Caf?? and later the Holland Caf?? until 1951. She went on to work at HyVee in Leon and JC Penny in Perry and Creston but mainly took care of her family. Pauline was a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, the VFW 1797 Women’s Auxiliary and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Creston, Iowa.

Pauline looked forward to spring each year when she could get outside to take care of her yard and gardens. She grew numerous flowers and vegetables, which she canned and preserved for the family. Pauline cherished the time spent with her family and friends. 

Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn (Arlen) Beck of Davenport, Iowa; son, Larry (Mila) Holland of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; stepchildren, Randy, Gary and Ivan Hansen; grandchildren,  Piper Baker of Eldridge, Iowa, Trina (Noal) Arnold of Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Mike Holland of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; great-grandchildren, Kaci, Keegan, Kalahan and Kennedy Baker and Taiden and Kyleigh Arnold; numerous stepgrandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Vaughn Albrecht of California, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pauline was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Charles Samuel Holland; a sister, Madeline Ulrich, and a brother, Max Fletchall. 

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