Patricia E. Hansell, 69, of Minneapolis, Minn., passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 28, 2018.

Patricia E. Hansell, 69, of Minneapolis, Minn., passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 28, 2018.

She will be celebrated in a private ceremony.

She was born in 1949 to Elbert and Violet Caughey in Moline She grew up in Orion. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Minnesota Law School.

She loved her family and working in the field of law.

She is survived by children Andrew (Jennifer) Hansell and Kelly (Clive) Lankwarden; granddaughters, Julia, Maria, Lydia, Ella and Anna; siblings, Mike, Karen and Dave; and brothers-in-law Ed (Laurie) and Doug (Jan) and their families.

She was well loved by her family and friends and will be deeply missed.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Michael Hansell; parents; and brother-in-law, Jim Bevacqua.