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LOIS IRENE HANSEN, a long-time resident of Grand Terrace, CA, passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the age of 90. She was the eldest of eight children born to Alfred and Irene Hansen in Wisconsin. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater in 1946 with a Bachelor's degree in Education. Her first teaching job was in 1946 at Gillett Wisconsin High School. She spent 11 years in Wisconsin. In 1957 she received a National Science Foundation Scholorship. She attended the University of Colorado where she earned a Master of Basic Science degree. She then moved to California and taught at Ramona High School for 28 years, retiring in 1986. She was president of local and area teachers' associations and was Riverside County's Math Teacher of the Year. After all her accomplishments, she is now in Heaven with her Lord and Savior in whom she trusted. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church of Riverside, Grand Terrace Senior Center and Beta Sigma Phi sorority. She was on the Mission Council of Beta Sigma Phi sorority. She volunteered at the Senior Center and enjoyed activities there. She also enjoyed her many years in United Methodist Women having been secretary for quite a few years in the local unit. She was preceded in death by brothers, Gerald and Donald and sister, Mary Stamp. She is survived by Alfred K. and Richard Hansen, Dorothy Lipp and Susan Hansen. She is also survived by 17 nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at Grace United Methodist Church, 1085 Linden St., Riverside, CA 92507 on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that you give to the Lois Hansen Memorial Fund at Grace United Methodist Church or Riverside Area Council of Beta Sigma Phi Philanthropic Fund c/o Eunice Goodwin, co-chair, 4185 Nessel Street, Riverside, CA 92503. Arlington Mortuary, Directors (800) 275-4648 www.arlingtonmortuary.com

Published in Press-Enterprise on July 15, 2015
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