COTTAGE GROVE, Mich. - Christine T. "Chris" Hansen, 63, of Cottage Grove, Mich., passed away June 23, 2012, after a five-year battle with peritoneal cancer (lining of the stomach).
Chris was born in Hancock and raised in Houghton. She worked for Upper Peninsula Power Company, Bombardier in Duluth, Minn., and close to 20 years at 3M, finishing up with the executive staff.
She met and married Dick Hansen in 1968 in Houghton while he served in the U.S. Air Force stationed at Calumet Air Force Station.
She moved to Duluth after her marriage, then to Oakdale, and for more than 30 years, lived in Cottage Grove.
She loved knitting, crocheting, card making, various crafts and going to garage sales.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Chris and Selma Stoneman, and her first grandson, Jacob Turnis who died of SIDS.
Chris will be deeply missed by her husband, Dick; her children, Tom (Bonnie), Nancy (Jason) Turnis, Steve (Jen), Wendy, Jeff (Maria); grandchildren, Jessica, Jenna, Janiel, Elizabeth, Jarrett Turnis and Mitchell Turnis; sister, Michele Stoneman; sister-in-law, Kay Owens; brother-in-law, Dave Hansen; many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Thursday, June 28, 2012, in Woodbury, Minn. Interment will be in the Cottage Grove Cemetery. Memorials preferred. Wulff Woodbury 651-738-9615