Obit: Hansen, William G. (1884 - ????)
Surnames: HANSEN MINSAAS BOWMAN HANSEN PURDY STEIGER EVANSON KUEHN KOPINSKE
----Source: FAMILY SCRAPBOOK COLLECTION
Hansen, William G. (11 SEP 1884 - ????)
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon for William Gustave Hansen, 78, of Neillsville, Clark County, Wis., who died Sunday at the Bethel Convalescent Home in Arpin. The Rev. Lloyd Mauer officiated at services from the Georgas Funeral Home. Burial was made in the Neillsville Cemetery.
Mr. Hansen was born Sept. 11, 1884 in Marathon County, the son of the late Carl and Martha Fredrickson) Hansen. He attended school in Marathon Co. and as a young man worked with his father as a helper to a stone mason. This trade he carried on until his retirement a few years ago.
His firs wife, the former Emma Bowman, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his second wife, the former Mattie Minsaas, and 17 children, including Carl Hansen and Mrs. Sidney (Helen) Purdy of Milwaukee; Mrs. Frank (Agnes) Steiger of California; and Mrs. Donald (Verna) Evanson, address unknown. They are children of the first marriage. Those from the second marriage are: Mrs. Mrs. Wesley (Virginia) Kuehn and William Hansen, Jr. of Neillsville; Richard Hansen of Waukesha, Carroll, Harold and Ronald Hansen of Spencer; Marlene and Irene Hansen of Marshfield; Mrs. Raymond (Mildred) Kopinske and Mrs. Ralph (Arlene) Kopinske of Fairchild; Mavis, Dennis and James at home.
Other survivors include three sisters, Mary, Julia and Thyra, addresses unknown; 17 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
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