Kenneth W. Hansen, 67
July 14, 1949 — September 1, 2016
Kenneth W. Hansen, 67, passed away Sept. 1, 2016, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee.
He was born July 14, 1949, in Milwaukee to Lester and Mabel (nee Voelz) Hansen. Kenneth graduated from Custer High School, served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and retired from Burton & Mayer. He married his love, Carol (nee Crabtree) Hansen, on June 19, 1971. Kenneth loved sports of all types — the Wisconsin Badgers, Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren, traveling, and cruises and time with Carol.
Kenneth is survived by his loving wife, Carol; two sons, Bryan (Tabitha) and Brad (Gwenn); grandchildren, Addison, Mason, Aidan and Caleb; his sister, Sandra (Jim) Zopf; and siblings-in-law, Robert Crabtree, Debra (Jim) Ouimet, Susan (Mike) Coughlin, Diana (Scott) Moonen and David Crabtree. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and sister-in-law, Marcia Crabtree.
A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI 53095) with the Rev. John Bauernfeind presiding. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment will take place at Southern WI Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove.
A special thank you to the doctors and nurses at Froedtert Hospital and Horizon Hospice.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.