Jean Martha Hansen was born on June 26, 1931 in San Francisco to parents Elizabeth and Louis Fashauer. She died peacefully on July 14, 2019 at Avalon Care Center in Sonora, surrounded by her family. She was 88 years old.
Jean grew up on the northern coast of California in Elk. She loved outdoor activities on her family’s ranch such as hunting, fishing, and taking care of the ranch animals. She attended Anderson Valley High School and graduated in 1949. During her high