Robert C. Hansen

Robert Carl Hansen

Of Coatesville, Indiana, was born on December 11, 1929 to Walter and Marjorie Lee Hansen in Indianapolis, Indiana. He graduated from Shortridge High School in 1947 and attended Purdue University, after he joined the Air Force.

After two years, he moved back to Indianapolis and joined Schwitzer Corporation, where he remained for 25 years. In 1977, he and his family moved to Springfield, Missouri returning to Indianapolis in 1989, to enjoy their family, who had remained in the Indianapolis area.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent Hospice. He leaves his wife, Lois (Dingwall) of 57 years; four children, Thomas Steven, Sara L. Gann (James), Barbara A. Hyslop (David) and Marjorie Duncan; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; many loving nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 15 from 3 to 8 p.m. and on Wednesday, January 16 from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. in Conkle Funeral Home, Avon Chapel , Avon, Indiana. Burial will be in Lincoln Memory Gardens Cemetery.

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Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Jan. 15, 2013