Marcus Hansen (1943 - 2014)

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Mass of Christian Burial for Marcus Hansen, 70, of Iowa City, was held Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Coralville. Burial was at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Iowa City. The Lensing Funeral Service in Iowa City was in charge of the arrangements.
Marcus Hansen was born Dec. 9, 1943 in Audubon, the son of William and Esther (Marcussen) Hansen and died peacefully at Mercy Hospice in Iowa City on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. He spent his childhood in Audubon and later graduated from Audubon High School.
Marcus married Sue Kerwin on March 4, 1972 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Audubon.
He purchased and operated Gilbert Street Tap in Iowa City from 1976 to 1981. In 1978, Marcus started Hansen Asphalt in Iowa City which he remained involved in to present day.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Sue (in 1997) and his parents.
He is survived by his sons, Nic (Vikki) Hansen of Chicago, Jake (Holly) Hansen and Clint (Rebecca) Hansen – all of Iowa City; his grandchildren, Evelyn, Henry, Ethan and Everett, a step-granddaughter Sophie and many nieces and nephews.
Thoughts may be shared with the family at www.lensingfuneral.com
The family kindly requests that instead of flowers and plants that memorials be directed to the University of Iowa Children's Hospital.



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Published in AUDUBON COUNTY ADVOCATE JOURNAL on July 25, 2014
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