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Robert Vernon Hansen

January 25, 1919 May 18, 2009
Robert Vernon Hansen
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Robert V. Hansen, 90, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2009, at The Lutheran Home in River Falls, WI, from natural causes. Robert was born on the family farm at Luck, WI. on January 25, 1919, to Chris and Hilda Hansen. He attended Luck School and learned the carpenter trade from his father. In 1944 he married Norma Jensen. Three children were born to the couple, an infant son, Duane, who died at birth, son, Lyle and daughter, Bonnie. In 1948 they bought a farm between Milltown and Balsam Lake where they lived until 1997; at that time they moved to an apartment in Milltown. After his wife, Norma, passed away in 2005, Bob moved to River Falls to be near his daughter. Bob enjoyed doing carpenter work and selling Pioneer Seeds. He enjoyed his many customers that he had over the years and had many delightful stories to tell. He also enjoyed nature and wildlife, dancing and playing cards with friends. Bob became a member of the Milltown Lutheran Church in 1953 which he attended until he moved to River Falls in August, 2005. Bob was preceded in death by an infant son, Duane; his parents; wife, Norma; two brothers and two sisters. Bob is survived by his son, Lyle and daughter-in-law, Carla of Fall Creek WI; daughter, Bonnie and son-in-law, Bryon Ogilvie of River Falls; one grandson, Greg (Ranae) Hansen of Mondovi, WI; three granddaughters, Kerry (Dave) Giesen of New Prague, MN, Kristi (Brad) Graetz of River Falls, WI, and Sara (Jon) Goldstein of Cross Plains, WI; and five great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Hansen, Tyler and Wyatt Giesen, and Brayden and Brody Graetz. The family has decided on a private funeral at Rowe Funeral Home in Luck, WI. Burial will be in the Luck Cemetery, Luck, WI. Rowe Funeral Home of Luck, WI, was entrusted with arrangements.
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