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Elna Margaret Kaus Hischke Hanson
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1912
Clay County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 2004
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA

Marriage1: Franz Hischke: 15 Sep 1931, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota.

Marriage2: Jim Hanson, 10 Aug 1946.

After Franks death, Elna and her young son, Marcus, returned to Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN, to live. They frequently visited Frank's mother, Hulda, at the farm in the the Town of How, WI. Elna was remarried and lives in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN. (1999).
Elna was born on March 13, 1912 in Clay County, MN. Another location lists her birth place as Baker, MN. She was baptized on April 5, 1912 at Trinity Lutheran in Sabin, MN. She was confirmed on May 24, 1925 at Missouri Synod Lutheran in Fergus Falls, MN. She married James Hanson on August 19, 1946 at Holy Cross Lutheran in Minneapolis. Her parents were Henry and Minnie (Possehl) Kaus. She was survived by Jim, son Marcus and his wife Mary Hischke and granddaughter Karter Hischke. She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Frank and brothers Wilbert, Edmund and Lewis Kaus.

Elna M. Hanson, 92, Kiester
Published 12:00am Tuesday, July 6, 2004
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Elna M. Hanson, age 92, of Kiester, died Saturday, July 3, 2004, at her home in Kiester.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Kiester. The Rev. Dick Steffen will officiate. Visitation will be held at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells from 5 to 8 p.m. today, and one hour prior to service at church on Wednesday. Interment will be in Our Savior's Lutheran Cemetery in Kiester.

Elna Margaret Hanson was born March 13,1912, the daughter of Henry C. and Minnie (Possehl) Kaus in Clay County, Minn. She, with her family, moved to Minneapolis where she finished school and worked in an office until she was married to Frank Hischke and moved to Spokane, Wash., and later to St. Louis, Mo. When Frank died suddenly, Elna moved back to Minneapolis and again worked in this office. On Aug. 10, 1946, she married Jim Hanson and they moved to Kiester where they purchased a small hardware store, retiring in 1984. Elna was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church where she was active in choir and circles. She enjoyed golf and bowling.

She is survived by her husband, Jim Hanson of Kiester; one son, Marcus and his wife Mary Hischke of Minneapolis; one granddaughter, Karter Hischke of Arroyo Grande, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Frank; and three brothers: Wilbert, Edmund and Lewis Kaus.
Family links: 
  Henry C Kaus (1868 - 1914)
  Minnie Possehl Kaus (1885 - 1979)
  Franz Alvin Hischke (1903 - 1938)
  James W. Hanson (1915 - ____)*
  Marcus F Hischke (1933 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Our Saviors Lutheran Cemetery
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: Dec 26, 2012
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Elna Margaret <i>Kaus</i> Hischke Hanson
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