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Gene Hansen

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Gene Hansen

Born: January 3, 1939; in Joliet, IL

Died: January 11, 2018; in Mazon, IL

Gene Hansen, age 79, of Mazon, IL, passed away January 11, 2018 at his home.

Born January 3, 1939 in Joliet, IL to the late Sam H. and Alberta Helen (nee Zilm) Hansen. He married the former Carol Stevenson on November 24, 1978 in Honolulu, HI. Gene was a longtime farmer in the Mazon area. He enjoyed collecting farm toys, and attending antique tractor shows and farm sales.

Surviving are his wife, Carol Hansen of Mazon; step-children, Kevin Anderson of Dwight, IL and Chris Anderson of Gardner, IL; grandson, Zachary Anderson of Moline, IL; sister-in-law, Joanne Hansen of Lemont, IL; brother-in-law, Sherman Marques of Mazon; and nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Preceding him in death were his brother, Ronald Hansen; and sister, Gertrude Marques.

Gene requested his remains to be donated to the Illinois Anatomical Gift Association for research.

A celebration of life will be on Saturday, June 23 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Gene's farm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in his name may be directed to Joliet Area Community Hospice or Friends in Christ Lutheran Church.

For more information and to visit his online guestbook, please log on to www.rwpattersonfuneralhomes.com or find us on Facebook.
Published in Morris Herald-News on June 14, 2018
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