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 Donald Antone Hansen

Donald Antone Hansen

Birth
Homer, Dakota County, Nebraska, USA
Death 3 Nov 2012 (aged 79)
Luverne, Rock County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Luverne, Rock County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 100146583 · View Source
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DONALD ANTONE HANSEN, age 79, of Luverne, died Saturday, November 3, 2012, at his home. He was born June 21, 1933, in Homer, NE, to Harry and Mellissa Betts. Don attended Leeds High School in Leeds, IA. He served his country during the Korean Conflict, in the United States Navy, from July 11, 1950 to April 15, 1954.
Don married Joyce Bohlke on November 27, 1954, in Leeds, IA. After their marriage, the couple lived in Leeds, IA. Don worked for the Great Northern Railroad in Sioux City, IA. After the railroad closed, Don began working at Thermo-King in South Sioux City, IA. The family moved to Luverne in 1969. Thermo-King became IBP where Don continued to work. In 1986, Don began raising pigs northeast of Luverne. After he retired, Don worked for Larry Lenz. The couple moved to Luverne in 2001.
He was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church in Luverne; the Knights of Columbus; and the Luverne VFW. He enjoyed gardening, playing euchre, feeding his birds & squirrels, watching the Minnesota Twins & spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.
Don is survived by his wife, Joyce Hansen, Luverne; five children, Cherie (Randy) Jensen, Luverne; Karen Demuth, Luverne; Carla (Steve) Van Santen, Luverne; Brian (Oreannena) Hansen, Brandon, SD; and Carrie Casale, Andover; daughter-in-law, Cindi Hansen, Camano Island, WA; fourteen grandchildren, Donald Hansen, Carl Hansen, Daniel Hansen, Jessica (Perry) Mogler, Jamie Jensen, JR Jensen, Kristi (Mark) Kruger, Karson Demuth, Amy "Pookie" (Nick) Domagala, Taylor Van Santen, Shelby Van Santen, Tara (Jason) Thompson, Dylan Casale & Hannah Casale; sixteen great grandchildren; twin brother, Charles "Dick" Hansen, Leads, IA; and a sister, Virginia "Gidge" Hurni, Leads, IA.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Wade, on January 30, 2012; and three brothers, Billy, Jerry & Bob Hansen.
Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Tuesday, with parish prayers at 6:30, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. Visitation also one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Funeral will be 10:30 am Wednesday at St. Catherine Catholic Church, in Luverne, officiated by Fr. Thomas Jennings. Burial will be in the St. Catherine Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Luverne American Legion & VFW.


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Gravesite Details (OBIT & PHOTO): Rock County Star Herald, Luverne MN, 08 Nov 2012, p. A7.

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  • Created by: Gregory Aanenson
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100146583
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Antone Hansen (21 Jun 1933–3 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100146583, citing Saint Catherine Cemetery, Luverne, Rock County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Gregory Aanenson (contributor 47230741) .