Elinor Hansen, Williiams Bay, WI (1932 - 2012)
February 19, 1932 - November 19, 2012
Elinor Hansen, 80, Williams Bay, died Nov. 19, 2012, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center. She was born Feb. 19, 1932, in Williams Bay, to Walter and Winifred Hansen. She attended Williams Bay School, graduating in1949, and went on to nursing school at Passavant Hospital in Chicago. Her nursing career took her to Colorado Springs, where she became an enthusiastic skier, and eventually to Madison, WI, serving in a physician's office and, then, as a claims adjuster for Wisconsin Physicians Service.
Upon retirement, she returned to Williams Bay, and spent several years as a support for her parents. She was an avid reader, and an excellent embroiderer and knitter. Many of her friends and family were the lucky recipients of her handiwork. She took an active interest in her nephews and nieces. Her other interests included family history and the wildlife surrounding her home.
Elinor is survived by a brother, Robert Hansen of Lake Geneva and Mesa, AZ; a sister, Irene Osterbrock of Santa Cruz, CA; nephews: Joseph Hansen of Edgerton, Christopher Hansen of Westminster, CA, Jeffrey Hansen of Lake Geneva, and William Osterbrock of Santa Cruz; nieces: Carol LePage of Santa Cruz and Laura Osterbrock of Seattle, WA.
No services are planned. Memorial gifts may be made to Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation, 1530 Greenview Dr. SW, Suite 210, Rochester, MN 55902.