Bradley W. Hansen, 58, of Center Junction, passed away Aug. 12, 2016, at the University of Utah Hospital.
His funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Zion American Lutheran Church in Wyoming. A visitation will be held from 2
to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at Calkins Barn in Wyoming. Burial will be in North Madison Cemetery, Center Junction, following the services.
Bradley William Hansen was born Sept. 15, 1957, in Maquoketa to John (Bill) and Lola (Lorenzen) Hansen. He graduated from Midland High School, Class of 1976. Following graduation, he worked at Wilson's Meat Packing plant until returning to the family farming operation, which now includes his dad, brother, son and nephew. He also was a Garst seed corn dealer for over 20 years.
Brad's generosity was never-ending, from his support of the Midland Athletics and FFA programs to attending any benefit in the surrounding area. He also volunteered his time where needed, including at the Wyoming Fair and the Great Jones County Fair.
He was a former member of the Jones County Extension Council and past president of the Olin Jaycees. He was an avid collector of history books, especially Jones County history, and he enjoyed watching westerns. He loved to travel and always looked forward to his yearly motorcycle trip and going to casinos. He was an avid hunter, bowled, played slow-pitch softball and enjoyed attending and helping at tractor pulls. His grandchildren were his life.
Those left to cherish his memory are his parents, John (Bill) and Lola Hansen; daughter, Melissa (Kevin) Kiburz of Scotch Grove; son, Travis (Elisha) Hansen of Wyoming; five grandchildren, Kelsey, Royce, Landri, Quinn and Case; siblings, Brenda (Bob) Warner of Cedar Rapids, Brock (Michelle) Hansen of Wyoming, Pam (Mike) Williams of Wyoming; the mother of his children, Connie (Terry) Harris of Monmouth; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family in his honor.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.laheys.com.
Posted on Thursday, 18 August 2016