Obituary: Agnes Hansen, 103, Ludington.

May 1, 2016
Agnes Hansen

Agnes Hansen

Agnes Elizabeth Hansen passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and pastor at Tendercare of Ludington on April 29, 2016 just 18 days short of her 103rd birthday.

Agnes, the oldest of eight siblings, was born May 17, 1913 to the late Nels and Serena (Pedersen) Lund of Ludington. She attended Eagle School and graduated from Ludington High School.

Agnes married Leo Hansen on October 12, 1938 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Ludington. She enjoyed over a century of family, farm life, faith and travel. Leo preceded her in death in 1990.

She was an active member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Michigan State University Extension clubs, neighborhood events and was a 4-H leader. Agnes enjoyed all types of crafts, needle work, gardening, travel, and took up painting in her retirement years.

Agnes is survived by her daughter; Norma Andersen; son Roger (Marcia) Hansen; grandchildren: Marc Hansen, Becky (Mark) Scott, and Chris (Kim) Hansen, great grandchildren; Cade and Peighton Scott and Gannon Hansen; sisters: Florence Cabot, Dorothy Jensen, and Irene Larsen; brothers: Nels (Marjorie) Lund and Jack (Kae) Lund, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Agnes was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law Evelyn (Chris) Pedersen; brother and sister-in-law Louis (Virginia) Lund; brothers-in-law: Earl Jensen, Lawrence Cabot and Ed Larsen; father-in-law and mother-in-law Carl and Marie Hansen and son-in-law Ivan Andersen.

Cremation has taken place and a memorial service for Agnes will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Oak Grove Funeral Home in Ludington with Pastor Bill Huether officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation one hour prior to service beginning at 10 a.m. A private family burial will take place at Lakeview Cemetery in Ludington.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Agnes can be directed to Bethany Lutheran Church or Mason County 4-H Foundation.

Please feel free to share a photo or memory with Agnes’ family on her personal page at

The family has entrusted arrangements with Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington.

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