Carmen Maxine Handrahan age 72 of New Richmond passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 at the American Heritage Care Center in Hammond surrounded by her children and loved ones. She was born April 13, 1945 and was raised on a farm known as “Fairydale” near Little Falls, WI. She graduated from Amery High School and in 1964, married Richard Handrahan, the couple later divorced. Carmen retired from Andersen Windows. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and was proud of her 30+ years of sobriety with the help of AA. Carmen was a care giver. She would help and take in family and friends over the years. She enjoyed birds, flowers, buying and wearing jewelry, gambling and Elvis. Carmen is survived by her children, Jim (Lisa) Handrahan, Pam Walen, Tammy (Todd) Odell; grandchildren, Joshua (Kelsey) Handrahan, Nathan (Candy) McConnell, Nicole (Jason) Hagedorn, Bradley Walen, William Walen, MaKayla (Zach) Serres, MaKenzie (Shea Franken) Odell, Cameron Odell, Ella Odell; great-grandchildren, Hunter, Troy and Sofia Handrahan, Racina, Colton and Liam Hagedorn, Jaxon McConnell, Vivian Serres; siblings, Owen Hancock, Kay (Chuck) Sigsworth, Mary Anne Christensen, Beverly Christensen, Lyla (Rick) Demulling, Richard Christensen; long-time friend and companion, Jerry Sampair; many cherished friends and family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alice and Jasper “Brass” Christensen, Carl Hancock; brother, Nolan Christensen; grandsons, Jordan Handrahan and Cody “Codybug” Handrahan; former spouse and father of her children, Richard Handrahan; her grandparents and great grandparents. A Memorial Gathering was held Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 pm with a Memorial Service beginning at 5 pm at Bakken-Young Beebe Chapel (112 W 3rd St.) in New Richmond. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.