Joseph Carl Hansen
Joseph Carl Hansen
  • December 11, 1947 - February 4, 2016
  • Buckley, Michigan

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Joseph Carl Hansen, age 68, of Buckley passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Munson Hospice House with his family by his side. He was born December 11, 1947 in Buckley to Theodore and Jacquelin (Stein)) Hansen.
Joe graduated from Buckley High School and attended Marquette University. Joe worked for GM in Flint for 32 years. After retirement he and Pat moved back to Buckley where Jo worked for the Buckley Schools as a Janitor. Joe married Patricia Anne Denton on July 31, 1989.
Joe served as a Union President for several years, and in his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and mushroom picking.
Joe is survived by his wife Pat, Children: Angie Loff of Auburn, IN, Joe Kulawaik of Auburn, IN, and Randy (Naomi) Dillingham of Kingsley; brothers: Ted Hansen and Carl (Gloria) Hansen both of Auburn, IN; sisters Sherry (Ron) White of Otter Lake MI, Helen Smith, and Lauren Hansen both of Auburn, IN; 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; "My two B******", Jamie Schichtel and Shannon McINtyre, who were like sons to Joe.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Jackie and Bill Myers and Ted Hansen and a sister Linda Geisinger.
The family would like to give a special thanks to their friend and neighbor, Marvin Dirske, for all his help.
Per his wishes, cremation has taken place and burial will take place at Downs Cemetery in the spring.
The funeral home would like to invite everyone who knew and loved Joe to a memorial gathering Friday, February 12, 2016 from 5 to 7 pm at the Covell Funeral Home in Kingsley.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home of Kingsley.