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Hansen, Warren A. (1947-2017)

HANSEN, ERICKSON

Posted By: Paul Nagy (email)
Date: 12/20/2017 at 14:46:49

Warren A. Hansen
June 23, 1947 - November 21, 2017

Warren A. Hansen, age 70, of Marathon, Iowa, died on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at his rural farm home.

Warren Albert Hansen, a son of Wallace and Mildred (Erickson) Hansen, was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa, on June 23, 1947. He began his life on a farm near Albert City, and then in 1956, the family moved to their current farmstead near Rembrandt, Iowa. In time, Warren graduated from Rembrandt High School and continued his education at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, where he earned his bachelorís degree in Animal Husbandry. He, then, attended the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota, and earned a masterís degree in Business Administration. Moreover, he served his country as a Captain in the Iowa National Guard from May 18, 1968, to November 21, 1987, directly followed by service in the 103rd Cor Support Command US Reserves as a Captain for about ten years.

Warren began his business career as a stock broker in commodities, first in Sioux City, Iowa, but he, later, moved to Denison, Iowa, to continue his career. Following his fatherís death, he returned to the family farm to care for his mother for fourteen years and manage the farming operation. After Mildredís death, Warren continued to make his home on the farm.

Warren had a passion for ponies. Indeed, he had ponies all throughout the United States where they were being shown and trained. An active member of the American Shetland Pony Club, he, also, belonged the Albert City Evangelical Free Church.

Warrenís life is celebrated by his family which includes his brother and sister-in-law, Bradley and Jayne Hansen of San Diego, California; his nephews: Jay Bradley Hansen, and his wife, Vivienne, also of San Diego, California, and Ryan Albert Hansen, and his wife, Amy, of Studio City, California; his great nephew and nieces: Hendrix Ryan, Harper Amena, Crosby Jane, Millie Magnolia, and Everett Eloise Hansen.

Warren was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Mildred Hansen.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at the Evangelical Free Church in Albert City, Iowa. Burial will follow in the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City. Visitation will take place on Monday, December 4, 2017, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City is in charge of arrangements.

Sliefert Funeral Homes, Albert City, Iowa, 2017.


 

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