Elsa Catherine (Danielson) Hansen

August 16, 1926 ~ July 5, 2018 (age 91)

Elsa Catherine Danielson McGuire Hansen

Elsa Hansen, beloved wife, mother and grandmother gracefully passed away on July 5th, 2018 at her home in Canal Fulton, OH surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Elsa was born on August 16, 1926 in Lien, Sweden and emigrated to the US with her family in 1928. They lived in Pontiac, MI. She married in 1948 to Thomas P. McGuire. While raising five children, they moved to Canal Fulton, OH in 1964. After her husband Thomas passed in 1973, Elsa moved to Naples, FL. She later married William E. Hansen and they enjoyed eight wonderful years together. She truly enjoyed living in Florida for over forty years.

She was preceded in death by father Herbert Axel Danielson, mother Christina Lindberg Danielson, husband Thomas Patrick McGuire, second husband William E. Hansen, daughter, Catherine Christine McGuire, brothers Stig Danielson, Kjell Danielson, Eric Danielson and sister Anne Danielson Lynn. She is survived by her sons, Patrick Thomas McGuire (Rebecca) of Austin TX, Bruce Lawence McGuire (Nancy Bullock) of Wilmington NC, Daniel Robert McGuire (Carolyn) of New Franklin OH, Thomas Kevin McGuire (Sue Modzeleski), of North Canton OH, grandchildren Ayn McGuire, Gibson McGuire, Jennifer Jones, Heather Pelko, Megan McGuire, John McGuire, Thomas McGuire, Catherine McGuire and great-grandchildren Zach, Jacob, Anna, Jackson and Grant.

Lighting up every room, Elsa was always a joy to be around. She was independent, kind, colorful and beautiful - a perfect role model. The family’s hope is that the difference she made in so many lives will live on and inspire others

The family will have a private interment ceremony. Condolences may be relayed at In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Cleveland Clinic Hospice at Akron General or the American Diabetes Association.

Donations may be made to:

American Diabetes Association
P.O. Box 15829, Arlington VA 22215

Cleveland Clinic Hospice at Akron General
3358 Ridgewood Rd, Akron OH 44333

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