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Virginia Mae Hansmann

June 12, 1930 — February 21, 2024

Long Prairie

Virginia Mae Hansmann, known as “Ginny” passed away peacefully on Feb. 21, 2024, at Meadow Place in Long Prairie, MN at the age of 93.

Ginny was born in Parkers Prairie, MN to Walter and Mildred Peterson, they later moved to Stillwater, MN where she graduated from High School.   Shortly after graduating, she worked for Andersen Windows.  In 1953 she married Carroll Volkman.  They moved near Little Sauk, MN where they farmed and milked cows. (Ginny loved her cows)!  Carroll passed away in 1982.  Ginny worked several years at Fingerhut as a Payroll Clerk.  In 1988, she married Laurel Hansmann and resided in Little Sauk until 2002 when they moved to Grey Eagle, MN.  Laurel passed away in 2010.

Ginny was an active member of the Little Sauk Long Bridge Church; she devoted an impressive 70 years to teaching Sunday School.  She received the “Mary Magdelene Award” in 2016 and wrote a book titled “The Prominent Biblical Women”.

Ginny loved gardening, sewing, fishing and spending time with family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was a life member of the Little Sauk Legion Auxiliary. She sewed many different types of bags for the VA Hospitals.

Ginny is survived by her children, Bob (Sue) Volkman and Linda Volkman; stepchildren Sharon Marz, Roxy Natysin and Laurel (Vicki) Hansmann; siblings Walt (Debbie) Peterson and Marlys (David) Rignell; sisters-in-law Sharon Peterson and Jill Peterson.

The services to honor Virginia Mae Hansmann's life will be held on March 1st at Roy-Hetland Funeral Home in Osakis. A visitation will take place from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM followed by a Funeral Service at 12:00 PM.

Ginny is preceded in death by her parents Walter and Mildred Peterson; husbands Carroll Volkman and Laurel Hansmann; stepchildren Gary and Bob Hansmann; step-daughter-in-law Sharon Flatefraff; 
 Step son-in-law Paul Natysin; siblings Lawrence, Bob, Ron, Ruth and Dave; brother-in-law Pete.

Ginny was a very loving, generous, fun and passionate person.  She touched the lives of many, and her memory will live on in our hearts.

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