Karen Lorraine Hansen, age 70, of Minneapolis, MN, died Friday, June 4, 2021 at her home, surrounded by family and friends. A Memorial service will be held Saturday, June 12, 2021at 11:00 AM at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wells, MN.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Pastor Don Rose is officiating, burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance.  Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, MN, is entrusted with arrangements. Please see brussheitner.com to leave online condolences.

     Karen was born July 19, 1950 in Austin, MN, the daughter of Gordon and Lorraine (Torgerson) Hansen.  Karen graduated from St. Mary’s School of Nursing and worked at Fairview for 35 years.  She selflessly devoted the last 15 years to taking care of her parents.  Karen loved gardening, especially her hydrangeas.

     Karen is survived by her father, Gordon Hansen of Eden Prairie, MN, former longtime resident of Wells, MN; sisters: Susan Collins of Dallas, TX, and Diane Hansen of Delano, MN; nephews: Gordy (Erika) Collins, Loren Collins, Tommy (Jessie) Collins; niece Karen Collins; numerous great nieces and nephews; close friends Carol Davis and SuEllyn Goldsman.

     Karen was preceded in death by her mother, Lorraine Hansen.