May 7, 1985 - Sept. 23, 2006

Katherine ”Katie” S. Hansen, of Bend, died Sept. 23 of complications from injuries sustained in a car accident in June. She was 21.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Nativity Lutheran Church in Bend.

Miss Hansen was born May 7, 1985, to Martin and Marie Hansen. She graduated from Bend High School in 2003 and attended Central Oregon Community College until the June accident. She had been accepted to Oregon State University and was to begin attending this fall.

Miss Hansen had worked for various Bend retail stores while she was a student. She enjoyed art, photography and spending time with friends and family.

Survivors include her parents, of Bend; a sister, Molly, of Minneapolis; and two grandfathers, Art, of Portland, and Ken Waldroff, of Wilsonville.

She was preceded in death by two grandmothers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Nativity Lutheran Church in care of the Katie Hansen Memorial Altar Fund, 60850 Brosterhous Road, Bend, OR 97702.