Lee Elbert Hansen, 80, Fairfax, Missouri, passed from this life on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at the Nodaway Nursing Home, Maryville, Missouri.
Lee was born on November 20, 1936, in Guthrie Center, Iowa. He resided in the Guthrie Center and Audubon, Iowa, areas, until moving to the Fairfax area in 1947.
Lee was a row crop and cattle farmer all his life, and was active up until April of this year.
He graduated from the Ravenwood (Missouri) High School in 1955. He attended the Cowboy Church.
Lee was preceded in death by his parents, Louie and Bessie (Brown) Hansen, and his brother, Laverne Hansen.
On January 26, 1957, at the home of Rev. L.B. Day in Maryville, Lee was united in marriage to Karen Mae Pitzenberger. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his children, Darla Saxton and fiancee, Eric Huntsman, St. Joseph, Missouri, and Rick (Kathy) Hansen, Skidmore, Missouri; two brothers, Larry (Evelyn) Hansen, Sheridan, Missouri, and Lloyd (Donna) Hansen, Hopkins, Missouri; three grandchildren, Sonya (Chris) Rowlett, Kimberling City, Missouri, Shaun Saxton, Mound City, Missouri, and Peter Justin Reed, Fayetteville, Arkansas; three great-grandchildren, Dominique Randazzo, and Maverick Rowlett, both of Kimberling City, and Preston Saxton, Mound City; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Hansen’s body has been cremated under the direction of the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville. No services are planned at this time.
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