Margaret Hansen, 88, of Harmony, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at the Lighthouse of Columbia Heights Assisted Living in Columbia Heights, Minn.

She was born April 20, 1924, at Preston to Clarence and Nettie (Sorum) Larson.

She married Gordon Hansen, Sr. She and her husband owned and operated a shoe and clothing store in Richland, Wash. Their son, Gordon, helped them during his summers while he was in the seminary and, later, their son, Jim, joined them in the business.

In 1996, she and her husband moved to Harmony for their retirement.

Margaret is survived by two sons, Jim and Gordon (Nancy) and one grandson, Josh.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon, Sr., and daughter-in-law, Laura.

Memorials may be made in lieu of flowers to Students Today Leaders Forever.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 4, at 2 p.m. at the Greenfield Lutheran Church in Harmony with the Rev. Betsy Dartt officiating. Interment will follow in Union Prairie Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Thursday from 1 p.m. until time of services.

The Lindstrom funeral Home in Harmony is assisting the family.