Madelyn Hanson, age 94 of Shoreview, MN, died on Aug. 5, 2014.
Preceded in death by husband, Vincent; parents and seven siblings.
Survived by sons, Chris (Mary) and Timothy (Julie); grandchildren, Katie (Ryan) Olson, Abbey (Jon) Enfield, Natalie (Kent) Katterheinrich, Kristina (Jim) Olson, Jordan (Andy) Smith and Andrew Hanson; great-grandchildren, Anna, Ben and Madelyn Olson and Brynn and Aliyah Enfield; sister-in-law, Martha and many nieces and nephews.
Madelyn was a schoolteacher for many years and all benefited from her wisdom. Her faith and family were most important to her. She also loved to quilt, garden, cheer on the Vikings and make apple pies after she completed her crossword puzzle in ink. She was a blessing to all who knew her.
Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13 (visitation begins 10 a.m.) at Roseville Lutheran Church, 1215 Roselawn Avenue, Roseville. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12 at Holcomb-Henry-Boom-Purcell, 515 Highway 96 at Mackubin, Shoreview (651-482-7606). Following the funeral service there will be a 3 p.m. graveside service at Salem Lutheran Cemetery, Dalbo, MN. Memorials preferred to Salem Lutheran Church or Roseville Lutheran Church. www.holcombhenryboom.com