Doris "Carleen" Hand, 77, of Tama, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha, Iowa.
A celebration of Carleen's life will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 4, 2013 at Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with her family present to greet friends. Memorial contributions may be directed in Carleen's name to her family. For further information or to send a condolence please visit www.mitchellfh.com or call (641)844-1234.
Carleen was born on January 28, 1936 in Tama, Iowa, the daughter of Glen and Myrtle (Schuler) Anderson. She was raised and educated in the Tama school district. Carleen was united in marriage to Franklin Hand on May 7, 1953 in Tama, Iowa. During her life she was a homemaker, waitress at Dick's Restaurant and Fireside Inn and was also employed with Meskwaki Casino for 15 years. Carleen liked shopping with her sisters, spending time with her family, taking care of her house, which included gardening and tending to her lawn, as well as enjoying her kids and grandkids.
Doris “Carleen” Hand
Carleen is survived by her Children: Rick (Vicki) Hand, Tony (Sharon) Hand, Stacy (Michelle) Hand and Tracy (Nicole) Hand; Grandchildren: Wes (Maggie) Hand, Matt (Lauren) Hand, Tyler, Cody, Avery, Katelyn, Ryan and Dylan Hand; Great Grandchildren: Brady and Luke Hand; her Siblings: Phyllis Smith, Donna Riffle, Shirley Moffett and Dan Anderson.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Frank Hand; her parents; one brother, Bob; and a grandchild, Tonia Jo.