Hansen Inez, age 104, resident of Augustana Home Apts, Mpls. She lived in 3 centuries, being born May 10, 1898 in Red Lake Falls, MN, one of 7 daughters born to Danish immigrants, Georgiana (Christiansen) & Hans Christian Hansen. After living in Crookston, MN and teaching school, she moved to Mpls in 1924, where she worked in the millenary business for many years at Sears. Inez will be remembered for her intellectual curiosity, appetite for life-long learning, universal kindness, and her boundless good humor. She was an inspiration to everyone. Preceded in death by 5 sisters, Olga Jepsen of Owatonna, MN, Eleanor Richardson, Alice, Edith, and Myrtle Hansen, all of Mpls; niece, Margaret Klingensmith of Robbinsdale, MN; 2 nephews, Paul Jepsen, Owatonna, and Paul Richardson, Wilmington, DE. Survived by her sister, Helen M. Wright of Mpls; niece, Janet Neel (James) of Reading, PA; nephews, Robert Jepsen (Betty), of Owatonna, Donald Wright (Sharon), Tesque, NM. Private family service. Memorials are preferred to Augustana Home Development Dept., 1007 E. 14th St., Mpls 55404 designated in memory of Inez Hansen. Henry W. Anderson, 612-729-2331.
Published on June 9, 2002
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