MISSION – Emily Sue Hansen, 75, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at Pax Villa Hospice after a 50-year battle with multiple sclerosis.
She was born on Nov. 28, 1939, in McAllen to Richard and Jewel Dillard Hansen. She was the granddaughter of Mission Pioneer settlers (1918) George and Tena Hansen. She graduated from Mission High School in 1957 and attended Oklahoma State University.
Services were held Feb. 17 and her cremains were placed in the Hansen family mausoleum at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, PO Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.