Gladys Hansen, age 97, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Monroe Manor.  

She was born on December 18, 1922 to Thomas and Malena Hjersjo.  Gladys grew up on a farm north of Poskin and attended school in Poskin, then graduating from Barron High School.  Her working career began at Erickson’s Store in Barron followed by working at the Barron County Register of Deeds office until retirement.  

On May 22, 1976, she married Clifton Hansen.  Gladys was a member of the Poskin Lutheran Church and First Lutheran Church in Barron.  She enjoyed traveling throughout the U.S. and made several trips to Norway.  Volunteer work was important to Gladys and she devoted many hours at First Lutheran Church, the Barron Hospital, and the Barron County Pioneer Village Historical Museum.

Gladys is survived by nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, brother, Alfred Hjersjo and sisters, Alma McGifffin and Mabel Nelsen.  

A graveside service was  held on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Poskin Lutheran Cemetery with Rev. Ron Mathews officiating.

Arrangements were handled by Rausch and Steel Funeral Home in Barron.  Online condolences can be made at      

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