Phyllis Ann Hansen, 88, of McPherson, and formerly of South Dakota, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 25, 2019, surrounded by family at her home in McPherson. She was a Registered Nurse at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.
Phyllis was born on Sept. 3, 1930, in Eureka, South Dakota, the daughter of Albert and Anna (Heinle) Schauer. She was a 1948 graduate of Aberdeen Central High School. She attended Sioux Falls College for one year and graduated from Hotel Dieu School of Nursing in El Paso, Texas in 1968. Phyllis was united in marriage to Alan Darrell Hansen on Jan. 27, 1951, in Aberdeen, South Dakota.
She was a member of Countryside Covenant Church, McPherson.
Survivors include: her loving husband of 68 years, Alan Hansen of the home; children, Marlan (Clarene) Hansen of Alpine, Utah, Harlan (Kathy) Hansen of Madera, California, Kathy (Ron) Park of Fort Worth , Texas, Robert Hansen of Rose Hill, and Todd (Barb) Hansen of Bixby, Oklahoma; brother, Stan (Junia) Schauer of Dallas; 15 grandchildren, Jason Hansen, Marlene Esplin, Amanda Berger, Christopher Hansen, Chelsey Payne, Chase Hansen, April Lee, Eric Hansen, Bryan Hansen, Jerad Park, Bryce Park, Rhett Hansen, Rachelle Tiffany, Kyle Hansen, and Kendra Hansen; and 31 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Milton Schauer, and sister, Irene Hapken.
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m., Friday, April 5, 2019, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with family receiving friends from 5 to 7p.m. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 6, at Countryside Covenant Church with Rev. Jon Black officiating. Burial will follow at McPherson Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to Wycliffe Bible Translators, Gideons International, or Countryside Covenant Church in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockhamfamily.com.