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William Hansen

December 27, 1951 — July 29, 2022

Ortonville, MN

William Hansen, age 70, of Ortonville, MN, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022, at his home.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

William Charles Hansen was born on December 27, 1951, in White Bear Lake, MN, to Donald and Corrine (Nelson) Hansen. He grew up in White Bear Lake and attended school there and in St. Paul. William graduated high school in White Bear Lake.

Following high school, William worked for a shingle company, making asphalt shingles. He was united in marriage with Candy Jones and together, they had two children. William and Candy later divorced.

William moved to Becida, MN, where he lived for 19 years. He moved to Ortonville in August of 2021 to be closer to his children. William loved to shoot guns and enjoyed working on computers.

Surviving William are his children: Crystal (Dan) Hoefs of Ortonville, MN; and Rob Hansen of Sioux Falls, SD; two stepdaughters: Jennifer (Scott) Schwartz of Mississippi; and Jessica (Chuck) Rudy of Woodbury, MN; four grandchildren: Gavyn, Vinny, DJ, and Scarlett; two step-grandchildren: Melody and Emily; and sisters: Peggy Backus of LaPorte, MN; Sandi Brown of Colorado; Karen Peterson of Florida; and Becki Sinks of St. Paul, MN.

Preceding him in death are his parents; girlfriend, Jeannine; and brother-in-law, Brad Sinks.


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