|Helen Christine Hansen
April 5, 1929–January 8, 2011
|Helen Christine Hansen, age 81, of Anamosa, formerly of Olin, died Saturday evening January 8, 2011, at the Anamosa Care Center.
Surviving are her husband Wilbur; two children Carol Hansen of Cedar Rapids and Alan (Simone) Hansen of Olin, Iowa; a sister-in-law Pauline Hansen of Texas; many nieces and nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Jens C. Hansen.
Helen Christine Hansen was born April 5, 1929 in rural Olin, Iowa. She was the daughter of Thomas C. and Christine (Paulsen) Hansen. She attended school at Olin. Helen was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith. Before she married, Helen worked at Collins Radio in Cedar Rapids. Helen and Wilbur D. Hansen of Keystone were united in marriage at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on April 20, 1958. They lived their married lives in Olin and Anamosa.
Helen was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Anamosa, Antioch Social Circle, TOPS and the Birthday Club. She enjoyed volunteering at the newsletter, church office or wherever needed, being outdoors, nature, birds, cooking and crocheting. She will be missed dearly by those who knew her best.
Service was at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 13, 2011 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Anamosa. Rev. Bill Nielsen officiated. Friends called from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at the Goettsch Funeral Home in Anamosa. Burial was at the Wyoming Cemetery in Wyoming, Iowa.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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