Esther Anna Hansen, 101, was called home to her Savior Sept. 19, 2021. She died at Cheyenne Davis Hospice Center.
Esther was born Sept. 10, 1920, in Farmington, Minn., to Harry and Hanna Mickelson Hansen. She grew up on the family farm. She married Harold K. Hansen in 1941.
The couple moved to Greybull, Wyo. where Harold managed a grocery store and then worked for the CB&Q Railroad. Their children Lois and Bill were born in Greybull. Esther worked at several jobs but counted managing the school lunch program as her favorite. She kept a beautiful home for her family and enjoying quilting and sewing, church activities, camping and fishing. Esther worked hard and idle time was not a part of her life.
Harold followed his railroad job to Casper while Esther remained in Greybull until Bill graduated high school. In Casper, Esther became an avid golfer, quilter, angler, and friend to her many acquaintances. She loved craft shows and garage sales. She was a very active member of Mount Hope Lutheran Church. She moved to Primrose Retirement Community in Cheyenne in 2019.
She was preceded in death by her husband Harold, four sisters and one brother. She is survived by daughter Lois Miller (Don) of Cheyenne, son William (Lynda) Hansen of Roswell, NM, grandchildren Garrett (Jessica) Hansen of Kyle, TX, Segen (Justin) Albertson of Niles, MI, David (Kimberly) Miller and Michelle (Michael) Ottoes both of Cheyenne, WY, and seven great-grandchildren.
Services are at Mount Hope Lutheran Church, Casper at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 24 with the Rev. Dr. Christian Preus officiating. Memorials may go to Mount Hope Lutheran School.
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