Irene Hansen

Irene Hansen, age 96, died at Golden Living Healthcare Center in Madison, SD, Aug. 11, 2013.

Posted on August 15, 2013

Irene Hansen, age 96, died at Golden Living Healthcare Center in Madison, SD, Aug. 11, 2013.

Irene Lillian Myhre was born Sept. 30, 1916, at Baker to Odin and Olene (Braseth) Myhre. She married Maxwell Hansen at Baker Oct. 31, 1936. He preceded her in death in 1964.

She grew up in Baker before moving to Cresbard, S.D. in 1936. She moved to Huron, S.D. in 2009 and to Madison, S.D. in 2011. She was active in the Concordia Lutheran Church in Cresbard where she taught Sunday school. She was also a 4-H leader. In 1997, she and her daughter won the Dakota History Conference Award for distinguished contribution to the preservation of the cultural heritage of South Dakota and the Northern Plains.

Irene is survived by one son, Thomas (Marge) of Huron, and one daughter, Maxine (James) Swanson, of Madison; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Duane Myhre; and one sister, Laurel (Ron) Heaton, both of Shelton, Wash.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, and three sisters.

Funeral services were held Aug. 14, 2013 at Concordia Lutheran Church in Cresbard, S.D. Burial was in the Cresbard Cemetery.

The family requests memorials be directed to the Concordia Lutheran Church in Cresbard, SD, Our Savior Lutheran Church in Madison, or the Cresbard Cemetery Association.

To send a message of sympathy, visit:

www.weilandfuneralchapel.com

      



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