Jeffrey Lloyd Hansen, 61, of Milaca, passed away on August 19, 2018 in Browerville. Funeral services for Jeffrey will be held on August 25, 2018, 10:30 a.m., at the Henry-Olson Funeral Home. Friends may begin calling at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be held at Swan Lake Township Cemetery in Gruver, Iowa.
Jeffrey was born on September 11, 1956 in Estherville, Iowa to Lloyd & Wilma (Hansen) Hansen. He graduated in 1975 from the Estherville High School. Jeff served eight years in the Army National Guard. He worked at Berkley for many years then worked at Tescom for 27 years.
Jeff enjoyed hunting, fishing, motorcycles, classic cars and bowling. One of his favorite past-times was building model rockets. He also enjoyed building R.C. Cars and planes with his son. He especially loved spending time with his kids and grandkids. Jeff married Wanda Menssen in 1982. They had three children together. After about 10 years of marriage, they decided to divorce but remained lifelong friends. Jeff was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Estherville, IA.
Jeff is survived by his children: Danielle Dawn (Stephen) Whaley of Fargo, N.D., Melissa Lee (Clint) Bailey of Browerville, Jeffrey LeRoy (Nicole Geist) Hansen of Milaca; grandchildren: Ysabella Anderson, Ethan Whaley, Brandon Whaley, Brailynn Whaley, Sophia Whaley, Elizabeth Hansen, Jeffrey Kovarik, Morgandy Kovarik, Pamela Kovarik, Seth Geist, Dawson Geist, Bailey Geist; siblings: William (Sue) Hansen of Armstrong, IA, Lori (Oscar) DeVries of Sioux Falls, S.D., Julee (Terry) Marr of Sioux Falls, S.D., and cousin Randall (Lisa) Hansen of Estherville, IA.
Jeff is preceded in death by his parents; sister Pamela Hansen and nephew William (Billy) Hansen.