Marilyn Dianne Hansen, Eagan
Marilyn Dianne Hansen was born August 12, 1947 to Clarence and Veldonna Johnson in Wabasha, Minnesota. She lived in Kellogg and attended Kellogg Elementary and Wabasha High School, after which she moved to Minneapolis to work.
She married in 1965, moved to Rush City and was blessed with 3 beautiful children. Later she divorced and moved to Burnsville where she started working at Jostens, until it was later sold.
She married Chuck Hansen in 1976 and was blessed with 1 son. Chuck and Marilyn made their home in Burnsville for 2 years and then moved to Eagan where she resided at the time of her death. They enjoyed many vacations together including Hawaii, Florida, South Dakota and Mexico when Marilyn was able to travel.
She worked for NCS/Pearson, which was later bought by Scantron, until her retirement in 2012 after 24 years of service to the company.
She loved working in her flower gardens, doing crossword puzzles, and baking. Her favorite thing to do was spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren. They warmed her heart like nothing else.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, 2 brothers Norvan and Steve (Jeanine) Johnson, 3 sisters Ilean (Dan) Stelflug, Donna Jean (Everett) Johnson and Rosie (George Jr.) Lamey, parent in-laws, 2 nephews and 1 brother-in-law.
Marilyn is survived by her husband Chuck, children Missi (Kevin) LaFontaine, Mark (Tammy) Kaltenhauser, Mind (Alex) Soli, and Jon Hansen; her grandchildren who brought so much joy to her life, Michael, Jenn, Jeffrey, Logan, Kristyn, Alissa, Alison, John, and Leah; great grandchild Payton; her loving sisters, Louise (Shorty) Johnson of Kellogg, MN, Phyllis (Don) Bittner of Fountain City, WI, and Jeanine (Dave) Flies of Eyota; many nieces (with many who are nurses and helped her through numerous tough times) and nephews; and so many dear friends and former co-workers at Scantron and Lifeworks.
A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, June 2nd beginning at 11:00am at Greenfield Cemetery in Kellogg, and will be continued with music and fellowship at Kellogg United Methodist Church with Pastor Cheryl Nymann officiating.