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Sister Mary Stephen (Clara) Hanson

July 22, 1896 - May 4, 1978   |   Passed On

Sister Mary Stephen (Clara) Hanson was born in Williamsburg, Iowa and graduated from ST. Joseph Academy, Ottumwa before she joined the Sisters of the Humility of Mary. Her sister, Sister Mary Josita, joined her later

She taught grade and high school for 50 years. Her hobbies were embroidery, reading and doing challenging puzzles.

Sister had a sense of humor and a great spirit of prayer. With Sister Mary Josita, she was concerned and actively involved in the care of her handicapped sister and brother.

Missions

St. Joseph, Neola

St. Joseph, Dunlap

St. Mary, Stuart

St. Vincent, Davenport

St. Mary, Ottumwa

St. Patrick, Georgetown

St. Joseph, Fort Madison

Our Lady of Lourdes, Bettendorf

St. Alphonsus, Davenport

St. Mary, Centerville

St. Patrick, Ottumwa

Sacred Heart, West Des Moines

Gehlen Convent, LeMars