Jessie Frost Hansen
May 28, 1920 — March 24, 2013
Jessie Frost Hansen, 92, a native and lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Teche Regional Medical Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leif George Hansen, a native of Lista, Norway; her parents, Romulus J. Frost Sr. and Pamela Mayon Frost; her siblings, Elizabeth Frost, Mabel Frost Wood, Robert W. Frost, Carrie Lee Frost Thomas, Viola Frost Hutton, Jennie Leah Sauls, Austin Patrick Frost and Helen Frost Lawrence.
Jessie is survived by her son, Leif Frost Hansen of Morgan City; a brother, Romulus J. “R.J.” Frost Jr. of Morgan City; a host of nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Darlene Loupe Castay.
Jessie was active in the American Cancer Society and donated gift baskets to terminally ill children with cancer. She was titled Citizen of the Month for the City of Morgan City in 1966. She helped instruct special needs children in the old Lakewood Hospital and was a para-professional with M.E. Normal Elementary School. She later graduated from Young Memorial as a private duty nurse at the old Lakewood Hospital and the new Lakewood Hospital, which is now known as Teche Regional Medical Center. Jessie was a loving wife and mother, as well as a marvelous cook. She enjoyed gardening, her favorites being her magnolia trees and her flowers.
The family requests that visitation be observed Tuesday, March 26, 2013, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hargrave Funeral Home. Visitation will resume Wednesday, March 27, 2013, from 9 a.m. until dismissal at Hargrave Funeral Home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with graveside services following in the Morgan City Mausoleum.