The Free Press, Mankato, MN

January 12, 2014

Virgil Hansen


— Virgil Hansen



   Virgil Hansen, age 90, of North Mankato, died Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Oak Terrace Assisted Living. Private family services were held. Memorials may be made to Mayo Clinic Hospice. Woodland Hills Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

   Virgil was born August 7, 1923 in Canby, MN to Hans and Emma (Winter) Hansen.  He served in the US Navy from 1942 to 1945. On July 8, 1950 Virgil married Irene M. More in Iowa.

    He worked 35 years as a refrigeration service technician for Meyer & Sons.

   Virgil was a lifetime member of V.F.W. and DAV, he was also a member of American Legion, N.R.A., and MN Senior Federation.

   Virgil is survived by his son, Ronald Hansen of Willmar; daughters, Donna Oachs of Park City, UT, Carol (Larry) Evans of Mankato; 4 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; brother, Leslie (Sylvia) Hansen of Tyler.

   He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Irene; 1 daughter; 1 granddaughter; 1 sister; 2 brothers.

   Special thanks to the staff of Oak Terrace for the care and compassion shown to Virgil.