Peter Hansen

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Peter E. Hansen

1942 - 2014

Peter E. Hansen, 71, of Bristol, Wis., passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014, after an extended illness.

He was born Nov. 22, 1942, in Milwaukee, Wis., the son of the late Ervin and Marjore (Sheldon) Hansen, living in Crandon, Wis., Zion, Ill., and Antioch, Ill., before settling in Bristol in 1988. Before his retirement in 2013, Peter had begun his career as an over-the-road truck driver with Mayflower for 10 years, and for the last 22 years as a driver for Marten Transport, Mondovi, Wis., logging over 2 million miles driven. He was a member of the Wisconsin Road Team, CrossView Church, Antioch, Ill., and enjoyed ventriloquism, helping at church, watching his grandchildrens games, and cheering on the Green Bay Packers. On Oct. 17, 1964, he married Rose A. Morrell in Crandon, Wis.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 50 years Rose; two children, Derrin (Carol) Hansen of Parksville, Ky., and Lisa (Chris) Davies of Salem, Wis.; daughter-in-law, Helen Hansen of Bristol, Wis.; four grandchildren, Amy Raven of Bristol, Wis., Robert Raven of Salem, Wis., Kenneth Hansen of Bristol, Wis., and Collin Hansen of Sun Prairie, Wis.; three siblings, Esther Parrish of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., John (Julie) Hansen of Havana, Fla., and Jim (Linda) Hansen of Virginia Beach, Va.; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services and interment will be private in South Bristol Cemetery, Bristol, WI. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make donations to a cancer research organization of your choice, in Peters memory. Arrangements were entrusted to STRANG FUNERAL HOME, Antioch, IL. Please sign the online guest book for Peter at
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Published online at on July 20, 2014