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Sally A. (Searfoss) Hanson

December 17, 1947 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 74)


Sally A. (Searfoss) Hanson, age 74, of Carmel, IN passed away on January 7, 2022. She was born to Robert T. and Lucille E. Searfoss on December 17, 1947. Sally graduated from Purdue University with a B.A. in Family & Consumer Science and a M.S. in Early Childhood Education. She taught Family & Consumer Science in both Syracuse and Carmel, IN.


Sally was an active member of Cross & Crown Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, IN. Studying the Bible and living her Christian faith daily was important to Sally. She enjoyed her family and friends, baking, cooking, sewing and entertaining others. Playing cards and games gave her great joy.


Sally is survived by her husband Ron of 47 years. She is also survived by her daughter, Molly M. (Joshua) Friedrich and their sons Andrew and John of Round Rock, TX; son, Nicholas A. (Leslie) Hanson and their children Cole, Finn, Mila of Noblesville, IN; four siblings, Sherry Norris, Jane Stockinger, Deb Hughes and R.T. Searfoss; and many nieces and nephews.


A celebration of Life Memorial service will be held June 4th 2022 at Cross & Crown Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, IN (time of service to TBD, check back for updates).

Memorials may be sent to Cross & Crown Foundation, 5233 E. 79th St., Indianapolis, IN 46250 ( or Purdue Christian Campus House, 1000 W. State St., West Lafayette, IN  47906-3409 (

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