Helen I. M. Hansen, age 89, died Friday, October 11, 2019 at Sunset Nursing Home, Concordia. She was born on December 26, 1929 in Rural Concordia, KS to Reuben L. & Mary (Andersen) Hansen.
Helen graduated from Concordia High School in 1948. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Emporia State Teachers College and her Master’s degree from Washburn University. Helen taught elementary school for 40 plus years, mainly in the Topeka area and returned to Concordia after her retirement.
She is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews & a host of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Lawrence, Leonard, Gene & Ray Hansen & sisters, Vivian Wood, Alice Manthey & Viola Johnson.
Funeral services will be 10:30 am, Wed., October 16, 2019 at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home with Pastor Bob Burns officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-8 pm, Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Sunset Home or Meadowlark Hospice in care of the funeral home. For online condolences, please visit www.chaputbuoy.com.