Irene Hansen Age 96, passed away peacefully at the Montana Veterans Home on September 29, 2019.
Irene was born in Clear Lake Iowa on February 20, 1923 to Christian and Marie Olson both immigrants from Denmark.
She attended the Clear Lake School system through graduation in 1941. After graduation Irene joined the United States Coast Guard. When she completed her yeoman training she was stationed with the 11th Naval District Offices in Long Beach California. Irene married Ray Hansen October 1, 1943. They raised three children Terry, Tommy, and Christie. Ray and Irene moved to Whitefish in 1979. She stayed actively employed until she was 92 at McKoy’s Quality Interiors. A celebration of Irene’s life will be held at the Whitefish VFW at a later date.
Columbia Mortuary in Columbia Falls is caring for Irene’s family.