1-2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2010, Temple Beth El, Fargo.
Temple Beth El, Fargo, at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2010.
Beth El Memorial Park, Fargo, ND
Boulger Funeral Home
Missy Sue Hansen, 63, passed away on Thursday, May 8, 2010 at home in Moorhead, MN.
Missy was born on April 7, 1947 in Bradford, PA to Mildred and Carl Goodman. After graduation from Bradford High School, Missy studied at University of Pittsburgh at Bradford as well as Wayne State University in Detroit, MI where she received her master’s degree in Speech Communication, Theater, and Journalism, in1981.
After graduation, Missy, with her former husband, Ken, moved to St. Cloud, MN where she taught as a Communications Department professor at St. Cloud State University. While in St. Cloud, Kimberly and Matt were adopted within years of each other from South Korea to extremely proud parents. In 1988, Missy began a 14-year teaching career at Fergus Falls Community College in Fergus Falls, MN.
Missy and Dave were married in 1990 and relocated to Fargo where they had lived until moving to Moorhead, MN in 2007. After starting toward a doctorate degree at North Dakota State University, in 2002, Missy began retirement early due to disability.
Missy was a member of the Temple Beth El in Fargo. She loved travelling, reading, cooking, gardening, and most of all, spending time with her family and friends.
Missy is survived by her husband, Dave; daughter, Kimberly; son, Matt; grandchildren, Corrine, Layne, and Mauer; brothers, Stan (Jan) Goodman and Gary (Marilyn) Goodman, both of California; aunt and uncle, Peg and Nathan Glazer of Houston; cousin Mike (Carolyn) Kalish of Fargo; as well as several cousins, nephews, and nieces, located throughout the country. Missy is preceded in death by her parents, Mildred and Carl, as well as her step-daughter, Brianna “Brandy” Nowak.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2pm at the Temple Beth El, 809 11TH AVE S in Fargo, ND on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, officiated by Rabbi Janeen Kobrinsky. A private burial will be conducted prior to the Memorial Service at Beth El Memorial Park in Fargo.
The family requests that, instead of floral contributions, any donations be made to the Temple Beth El in Fargo. Finally, Missy’s immediate family would like to thank Missy’s many friends and neighbors for all of your support and friendship over the past years.