(POCATELLO, ID) – The wife of former Idaho Congressman George Hansen has passed away. Connie Hansen, the wife of George Hansen, died Tuesday at Quail Ridge Assisted Living Center in Pocatello. Hansen was 79. Family members say Hansen was a prominent local businesswoman who owned a copying and printing company in Pocatello. During her husband’s 14 years as a member of the House of Representatives, Hansen was also active in political campaigns and as a volunteer before returning to Idaho in the 1990s.
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