Lois Heyniger Hansen, 75, of Carolina Shores

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Lois Heyniger Hansen, 75, of Carolina Shores, died peacefully on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center, Wilmington. She was a member of the Calabash Covenant Presbyterian Church Bell Choir.

Born on September 12, 1940, in Neptune, New Jersey, a daughter of the late Charles and Emily Hampton Heyniger. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Morten M. Hansen III, in 2015.

Surviving are her sons, Leigh Hansen (Trisha) and Gregory Hansen (Kristi), all of Sunset Beach; daughter, Lori Hansen Thompson (Vernon) of Shallotte; and six grandchildren, Timothy, Daniel, Alexis, Myles, Emily and Garrett.

A celebration of life will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, February 15, in the Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel. Inurnment will follow in the Brunswick Memorial Gardens Columbarium.

Family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

The family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorials be directed to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

Private online condolences may be sent to the family at Brunswick Funeral Service.