Sigrid Hansen, 94, of Burnsville and formerly of Morgan, Redwood Falls, and Farmington, died Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Ebenezer Ridges Care Center. Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2016 from Bethany Lutheran Church, rural Morgan, with inurnment to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 1:30 until 2 p.m.
Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral and Cremation Service of Morgan. E-mail condolences may be sent via
Sigrid Hansen, the daughter of Simon and Agnes (Bjerre) Aarons, was born June 13, 1922 in Albert Lea. Her mother passed away when Sigrid was very young; when her father remarried, the family moved to rural Morgan. Sigrid received her nursing degree from the University of Minnesota School of Agriculture.
On April 27, 1948, Sigrid married Lowell Hansen. They settled on a farm near Clements, later they moving to a farm in rural Morgan. Sigrid was a nurse at Redwood Falls Municipal Hospital and farmed with her husband. Following their retirement in the fall of 1985, Sigrid and Lowell moved into Redwood Falls. After Lowell’s death in 1995, Sigrid moved to Farmington to be closer to her kids and grandkids. She relocated to Ebenezer Ridges in Burnsville in 2013.
Sigrid was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church where she was active in the ALCW and Women of the ELCA, volunteering in many capacities. She was passionate about reading, quilting, and needlework. Sigrid was interested in news and current events. She volunteered at Gil-Mor Manor in Morgan and loved spending time with family and friends.
Sigrid is survived by her children Vicki Hansen (David Gullickson) of Minneapolis, Jean Hansen of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Robert Hansen of Minneapolis, and Donald (Charlene) Hansen of Apple Valley; grandchildren Chris (Annie) Hansen, Rachel Hansen, Jonathan Hansen, and Adam Hansen; and great-granddaughter Brenna Hansen. Also surviving are her sister Mary Ellen Dunn of Citrus Heights, California; and brothers Richard Aarons of Eden Valley, and Gerald Aarons of Bend, Oregon.
She was preceded in death by her husband Lowell; and siblings Werner, Charles, and Paula.
Blessed be her memory.