June 5, 1931 – February 15, 2020
On Saturday, February 15, 2020 Ellen Hansen of Calgary, AB, passed away with loving family by her side. She was 88 years old and is now at peace in the everlasting arms of her Lord after enduring a long struggle with dementia.
Ellen is survived by her three sons and daughters-in-law, Ken and Cynthia Hansen, Michael and Annie Hansen, Paul and Laurie Hansen; daughter-in-law Beverly Hansen; her grandchildren, Thomas, Peter, Kirsten, Amanda, Janelle, Paige; and numerous nieces and nephews and many friends whom she all loved.
She was predeceased by her husband of 55 years Peder Hansen; son Philip Hansen of Red Deer, AB; brother Axel Logsted of Aalborg, Denmark; and sisters, Elsie Skandrup of Tilley, AB, and Grethe Jensen of Standard, AB.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd (40 Holmes St, Red Deer, AB) on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm. Reception to follow in the church hall.
If friends so desire in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Ellen’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
The family would like to thank the staff at Evanston Grand Village for their compassion and kindness while Mom was in their care.
In living memory of Ellen Hansen, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.
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