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Robert K. Hansen, 80, of Onawa, Iowa passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Pleasant View Care Center in Whiting, Iowa.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 26, 2019 at the Faith Lutheran Church in Onawa, Iowa with Pastor Marsha Smith, officiating. A luncheon will follow the service at the Church. Burial will be in Ingemann Cemetery, rural Moorhead, Iowa. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the Church on Monday. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.
Robert Kaye Hansen was born July 29, 1939 in Onawa, Iowa the son of Irvin Thomas and Evelyn (Johnson) Hansen. He graduated from Moorhead High School with the class of 1958.
Robert and Fern Summerfield were united in marriage on April 30, 1960 in Dunlap, Iowa.
Robert was a lifetime farmer who loved the land. He could fix anything with his blacksmith skills he learned early in life. Robert also enjoyed golfing, hunting, card games, board games, and using his carpentry skills. He loved spending time with all of his family, especially with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Robert was an active member of Faith Lutheran Church in Onawa, Iowa.
Survivors include his wife of fifty-nine years, Fern Hansen of Onawa, IA; his children, Marty (Anne) Hansen of Turin, IA, Lynette (Keith) Petersen of Underwood, IA, and Susan (Rick) Durlin of Castle Rock, CO; ten grandchildren, Melissa (Andre) Humphrey, Ken (Jen) Petersen, Jay (Dani) Petersen, Dave (Amy) Schipper, Matti (Anthony) Moss, Joshua (Melissa) Hansen, Jessica (Caleb) Christensen, Matthew (Kayla) Hansen, Erika (Todd) Hill, and Jake (Becca) Durlin; seventeen great-grandchildren; brother, Roger (Inge) Hansen of Onawa, IA; sister, Janice Smith of Blair, NE; and sisters-in-law, Kay Hansen of Omaha, NE and Diane Summerfield of Austin TX and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Irvin and Evelyn (Johnson) Hansen; infant daughter, Valerie Hansen; infant brother, Leroy Hansen; brother, Jerry Hansen; and brothers-in-law Ray Summerfield and Carl Summerfield.
Condolences may be left online for the family at www.rushfamilycareservice.com