Details for Susan Hansen

Susan May Hansen, age 74, of The Villages, Florida passed away peacefully on December 30th in the comforts of her own home. Susan was a dedicated wife, friend, mother, and grandmother and had the ability to bring out the best in others. Susan was born on October 11, 1945 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late John and Nancy Martin. She graduated from Eastern High School in 1963 and began working for NSA. She later attended college at Towson University and completed her graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University in Early Childhood Development. Susan worked for Howard County Public School's Infant and Toddler Program for 30 years. She was highly commended by the school system and often recognized by parents for her dedication and love for the children she worked with. Susan and husband Bruce relocated to The Villages where they happily enjoyed retirement. Susan was an avid tandem cyclist, cycling 3 days a week with the Florida Panthers bike club. She stayed active and enjoyed golfing, glass fusion, traveling, and volunteering at the local elementary school.

Susan is survived by her dedicated husband of 17 years, Bruce Hansen; son Ian Schneider and wife Laura Resau of Fort Collins, Colorado; daughter Stefanie Kovacs and husband Brantley Kovacs of Asheville, NC; stepson Erik Hansen of Greenbelt, Maryland; grandchildren Bran Schneider, Quinn Kovacs, and Maxwell Kovacs; brother Jay Martin and wife Nancy Martin of Cockeysville, Maryland; nieces and nephews Andy Martin and Sara Martin; former spouse Wolfger Schneider. Many thanks to the friends and family who provided an enormous amount of support to Bruce and

Susan over the past few months.

We will celebrate Susan's life on Saturday, January 18th, 2020 at 1 PM, Colony Cottage Recreation Center (The Study Room/The Tea Room) 510 Colony Boulevard, The

Villages, Florida. 32162.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105.