In partnership with Gov. Rounds and various state agencies,
Sheila Hansen expanded the WWII Fallen Sons project to include
South Dakota’s fallen sons of Korea to coincide with the unveiling of a Korean War
monument in Pierre.
Visit http://www.sheilaghansen.com/ to learn more about the
project. Hansen, daughter of Marlin
and Marilyn Groft, is a fifth-generation South Dakotan, raised
on a family farm near Redfield. She graduated from Redfield
High School and from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, as did her three
brothers: Gordon, Travis, and Derek. She has taught in the Spearfish School District
since 1989, first as a middle school English teacher and now as the middle school
librarian and information literacy teacher. Sheila and her husband, David, a farm
boy from Cresbard, have two children, Slade and Justice.
Click here to learn more about Sheila Hansen.