NILES, MI – Gene A. Hansen, 87, passed away August 31, 2020 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. He was born May 19, 1933 in Harlan, Iowa to Christ and Hannah (Pennor) Hansen.
On December 25, 1955 in Niles, MI he married Marilyn J. Knapp; she preceded him in death on February 2, 2016. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Beth Ann Hansen, 2 grandchildren, Melinda Gillespie and Nick Hansen and 6 siblings, Gladys Ray, Christ Hansen, Joy Nichols, Jerry Hansen, Sharon Hansen and Vicki Bliss.
Surviving are 2 children, Karen Hansen, Gene “Kelly” (Debra) Hansen, 2 great-grandchildren, Kayla and Kira, 4 siblings, Yetive Carr, Don Hansen, Jan Hansen and Lonnie Hansen.
Per Gene’s wishes there will be no services or visitation and cremation will take place.
Elkhart Cremation Services is entrusted with his arrangements.
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