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LuAnn Renae Hansen, age 57, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 13, 2019, at University Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, following a 15 year battle with cancer.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Blairstown American Legion Hall with Rev. Diane Vorhies officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 PM, Thursday also at the legion hall. Interment will be held at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Blairstown. Memorials may be directed to the family.

LuAnn was born on October 29, 1961, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Frankie and Diana (Hollingshead) Buhr. She worked at the Brickhaus in Amana and Meskwaki Casino before becoming ill. She enjoyed watching birds and playing slots on her I-pad with her dog Buddy by her side. Her most cherished times were those spent with family, especially her grandchildren, Tammy Horner, Zachary Horner, Hannah Hansen, Hayden and Kamden Gasper, and Blake and Kendall Krapfl.

Also left to cherish her memory are her mother, Diana Buhr; her significant other David Gasper; her children Justin Hansen, Brandy Hansen (Travis Horner), Samantha Hansen (Joe Kerkman), Daniel Gasper, Carrie (Nick) Krapfl and Robert (Jenny) Gasper; her sister, Cindy (“Opie”) Kimm and her brothers, Rodney (Kathy) Buhr, Ryan (Amy) Buhr and Randy Buhr.

In death, she joins her father Frankie Buhr and her twin brothers, Danny and David Buhr.

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