Obit: Hansen, Marie (1860 - 1959)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Hansen, Grassman, Galbreath, Macomber
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 26, 1959
(19 January 1860 - 14 February 1959)
Funeral services were conducted February 17 in New Lisbon for Mrs. Marie Hansen, 99, who died February 14, in Neillsville.
Mrs. Hansen was born January 19, 1860, in Lolland, Denmark, where she spent her youth. At the age of 27 she came to the United States and joined her sister and two brothers in Necedah. In 1888 she was married to Nels Hansen and for many years they were engaged in farming near New Lisbon. For the past 20 years she had made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Irwin Grassman, near Granton and the past year had been a patient at the Nursing Home in Neillsville.
She was the last charter member of St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in New Lisbon.
Surviving are four children: Mrs. Nora Galbreath, Enderlin, N. D.; Mrs. Irwin Grassman, Granton; Albert Hansen and mrs. Ella Macomber, both of New Lisbon. Other survivors are seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; a brother in California and a brother in Denmark.
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