Robert James Hansen, 92, of Orient

ORIENT ­— Robert James Hansen, 92, of Orient, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in Redfield.

Memorials may be given to Luce Funeral Home and services will be held at a later date. He will be buried at Prairie View Cemetery, Orient. 

Bob Hanson, known as Uncle Bob, was born in Faulkton, to Halbert and Leah (Downing) Hansen March 7, 1928.

He graduated in 1946 from Orient High School and was never married. He served in the Korean War, then worked road construction. He developed his own construction company. He spent winters trapping or hunting. He coached baseball teams.

He is survived by his brother, Virgil Hansen; three sisters, Lavilla Levtzow, Phyllis Markegard, and Karen (Claude) Bent; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Dale Markegard, and Lyle Levtzow.

Luce Funeral Home of Faulkton has been entrusted with his arrangements.



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