November 6, 1916 - October 24, 2008
HARRY J. HANSEN HUGO, MN - Harry J. Hansen age 91 passed peacefully on Friday October 24, 2008 at Birchwood Health Care Center in Forest Lake, MN. He moved from Norway, MI to Hugo, MN in 2003 to live with his daughter Pat and son-in-law Tony Vilgos. Harry was born on November 6, 1916 in Norway, the son of the late Abraham and Natalia (Johanson) Hansen. He graduated Norway High School in 1935. Married Helen M. Babin on May 24, 1937 in Duluth, MN and lived in Two Harbors for many years before returning to Norway. She preceded him in death on July 23, 1984. Harry was a member of Evangelical Covenant Church for many years. Also a 50-year member of Loyal order of Moose, #1474 of Norway. He was an avid bowler and golfer. He is survived by his children Pat (Tony) Vilgos of Hugo, MN and John (Deb) Hansen of Wyanet, IL; 11 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 8 great great grandchildren; brothers Robert Hansen of Iron Mountain and James (Betty) Hansen of Norway; sisters Esther Behrendt Raleigh, NC., and Edith (Adlore) Nault of Iron Mountain; special friend Dolores Fike of Norway. Harry was preceded in death by his daughter Barbara and son-in-law Jim Stamm; granddaughter Tina Irvin; brothers Edwin and his wife Martha Hansen, Marvin and his wife Joyce Hansen; sisters Anna and her husband Edward Rossi and Clara and her husband Ernest Oliva; sister-in-law Edna Hansen and brother-in-law Warren Behrendt. Family will greet friends on Saturday, November 1 from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Norway. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, at 10 a.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church with Pastor James Danielson officiating. Interment will follow at the Norway Township Cemetery.
HARRY J. HANSEN HUGO, MN - Harry J. Hansen age 91 passed peacefully on Friday October 24, 2008 at Birchwood Health Care Center in Forest Lake, MN. He moved from Norway, MI to Hugo, MN in 2003 to live with his daughter Pat and son-in-law Tony... View Obituary & Service Information
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