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Mr. Donald Hansen

January 3, 1930 — July 15, 2023

Donald "LeRoy" Hansen, age 93, of Exira, IA, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2023, at Salem Lutheran Homes in Elk Horn, IA.

LeRoy was born in Osage, Iowa, the son of Sophus and Sara (Gross) Hansen. Growing up, he attended country schools and later enrolled in the Exira Community Schools. In 1952, LeRoy married Dorothy Frederick. Five boys were born into this union: Randy, Robert, Rick, Roger, and Rodney. Later, Dorothy and LeRoy were divorced. LeRoy served ten years in the Iowa National Guard. To many, he was quite a plumber and electrician. Also, being a farmer, LeRoy could and would fix anything. He was a collector of many antiques. LeRoy was a happy man, and you often could see him at his home, under his shade tree in his iron chair, enjoying the outdoors.

LeRoy is preceded in death by his parents, Sophus, and Sara; son Randy; daughters-in-law, Nancy Hansen, and Rosmarie Hansen.

LeRoy is survived by his sons Robert (Lisa) Hansen of Atlantic, IA, Rick (Janet) Hansen of Audubon, IA, Roger (Brenda) Hansen of Collins, IA, and Rodney (Nancy) Hansen of Audubon, IA; daughter-in-law Kathy Hansen of Anita, IA; Grandchildren, Michael (special friend Desiree) Hansen, Jessie (Jaz) Goodwin, Jay (Tracie) Jensen, Jason (Teri) Jensen, Stephanie Hansen, Raychelle (Senior Chief USN Jason) Thelen, Rebekah (Bart) Ver Mulm, Brandon (special friend Brianna Lux), Garrett Hansen; Great-grandchildren, Stone and Nancy Hansen, Desman Graeve, Dustin, Brodii, Harlie Goodwin Tyler Jensen, Jordan Jensen, Jennifer Jensen, Geena Jensen, Kyle Jensen, Braelyn Herron, Kasey Hertz, Lexi Hertz, Jack Glidden, Jursie Thelen, Kaylie Thelen, Lillie Thelen, Chase Ver Mulm, Colt Ver Mulm, Brynn Ver Mulm.

Graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Friday, July 21, 2023, at Oak Hill Cemetery west of Brayton, IA.

Arrangements are handled with the Schmidt Family Funeral Home of Atlantic, IA.
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