James A. Hansen

James A. Hansen

Birth
Myrtle Beach, Horry County, South Carolina, USA
Death 15 Sep 2010 (aged 25)
Iraq
Burial Augusta, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section 11 Site 464
Memorial ID 58739314 · View Source
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Senior Airman James A. Hansen, 25, of Athens, Mich., died Sept. 15 of wounds suffered during a controlled detonation at Joint Base Balad, Iraq. He was assigned to the 46th Operations Support Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. James graduated from Athens High School in 2003, attended Kellogg Community College and Central Michigan University. He continued his education while in the Air Force through CMU's College of Extended Learning and was working toward his Bachelor's degree. He began his service in the U. S. Air Force in May 2008 and was Senior Airman specializing in air field management. He was stationed at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida and deployed to Iraq in 2010. James is survived by his parents, Richard and Emily Hansen, Sr. of Athens; brother, Richard A. Hansen, Jr. (Tara Roth) of Midland; his fiancée, Megan Bottomlee of Battle Creek; his grandmother, Dee Dee Aiello of Union City. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Arthur and Gloria Hansen; maternal grandfather, James Aiello; aunt, Angella Aiello and uncle, John Mastroianni. James was a member of the Athens golf team in high school as well as the National Honor Society and a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity while at CMU. He enjoyed playing the drums and running.


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 16 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58739314
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James A. Hansen (24 May 1985–15 Sep 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58739314, citing Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .