Jack L. Hansen, 92
July 18, 1924 ó
March 22, 2017

Jack L. Hansen, 92Jack L. Hansen, 92, of West Bend, found peace March 22, 2017, at the Lighthouse of West Bend, where he had been a resident with his wife, Doris, for the past five years. Jack joined Doris in heaven, who preceded him in death 12 days prior.

Born in Milwaukee on July 18, 1924, Jack grew up in several locations in Milwaukee, Ozaukee and Washington counties. During World War II, he worked at the Wisconsin Chair Factory where he met his future bride, Doris M. Ansay. After the war ended, the couple married and settled in Saukville where they built a home on Clay Street.

Jack worked as a salesman for the Jungerís Stove Co. in Grafton.

Weekends were filled with softball, fishing and attending to his growing family. When the life as a traveling salesman became weary, the couple moved the family to Hubertus where they ran a tavern and grocery store.

Years later, the family operated several Piggly Wiggly grocery stores in Washington and Ozaukee counties under the family name of Hansenís. After retirement, Jack and Doris lived on Big Cedar Lake and eventually in West Bend.

Jack is survived by five of his six children, Mary Rose Turnpaugh, Randall (Lynn) Hansen, Jeffrey (Sherry) Hansen, Rodney (Amber) Hansen and Jody (Amy) Hansen; grandchildren, Emily Ramey, Dustin (Danielle) Hansen, Kyle Hansen, Lindsey Hansen, Nick (Allison) Hansen, Elissa (Mark) Hemauer, Ben (Ashley) Hansen, Brittney (Braden) Rindy, Jacob Hansen, Nolen Hansen and Riley Hansen; and his nine great-grandchildren.

Jack is preceded in death by his wife, Doris; his son, Stanley, who died in Vietnam in May 1970; his parents, Jacob and Margaret; and his siblings.

A funeral service for Jack will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, at Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend. The family will greet friends and relatives Tuesday, March 28, at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of service (11 a.m.).

The family would like to extend a special "thank you" to the staff of Seasonís Hospice and Lighthouse of West Bend. Thank you for always being there.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family:
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