James H. Hansen, 85, of Waverly, Iowa passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at his residence in Waverly.
James Howard Hansen was born on June 15, 1933, the son of Howard Christian and Norma Baker (Haberling) Hansen at home on the farm in Waverly, Iowa. He graduated from Waverly High School in 1951. On May 14, 1955, he was united in marriage to Marlene Hill in Dallas, Texas. Jim was employed at Kehe Construction Co. in Waverly and Carnation/Nestle in Waverly, retiring on June 15, 1995.
Jim was a member of the Mended Hearts, Chapter, 145 and the Gallagher Bluedorn. He enjoyed gardening and attending musical theater events when possible.
Survivors are his two sons, Stephen Lee (Connie) Hansen of Fountain, Minnesota and Christopher Howard Hansen of Shell Rock, Iowa; two daughters, Rebecca Ann Hansen (Conrad Andrew Moya) of Waverly, Iowa and Kathleen Marie (Robert) Kline of Pueblo West, Colorado; 7 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 4 sisters, Carol Boner (Larry Sieler) of Ventura, California, Kay (Eugene) Simerson of Greensboro, North Carolina, Rosemary (Charlie) Kreb of Waverly, Iowa and Joan (Sonny) Cascini of Manchester, New Jersey and two brothers, Robert (Jackie) Haberling of Traverse City, Michigan and Wayne Sly of Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marlene on March of 2010; 2 brothers, Stephen A. Hansen and Gale Haberling and by a sister, Mona DePuew.
Memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly, Iowa with Pastor Ben Epley officiating. Jim has been cremated and the family will greet family and friends one prior to the service on Saturday. Memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice and online condolences for James Hansen may be left at www.kaisercorson.com.
Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home of Waverly, Iowa is assisting the Hansen family with arrangements. 319-352-1187
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