Margaret Hanson to celebrate 95th birthday There will be an open house celebration honoring Margaret Hanson's 95th birthday. The event will be Sunday, Aug. 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Heritage Manor Nursing Home all purpose room in Wakonda.
Margaret is a Wakonda native. She graduated from Wakonda High School in 1927. She graduated from The University of South Dakota and later received a master's degree in fine arts from the University of Arizona.
She taught music at Wasta, Belle Fouche and Highmore before going to Phoenix, AZ where she taught music for many years in the school systems.
She retired from teaching in 1975 and returned to South Dakota. She has traveled extensively in the United States and many foreign countries. She is still active in the Wakonda United Methodist church and the women's organization.