Marvin A. Hansen, 77, of North Platte, passed away March 7, 2019, at Linden Court.
He was born on May 27, 1941, in rural Lincoln County to Leslie and Marguerite (Sowle) Hansen.
Marvin graduated from University of Nebraska School of Agriculture in 1959.
He worked on a farm for Kenny and Wilma White, who became like family to him. On Aug. 7, 1966, he married Vivian “Bee” Cassell in Stapleton. The couple moved to North Platte, where he went to the VOC-Tech at North Platte Community College and became a heating and air technician. They moved to Oberlin, Kansas, where they owned and operated their own business, Hansen Plumbing Inc., for over 40 years. After his retirement, they moved to North Platte to be closer to family.
Marvin was a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church in North Platte, a member of Faith Lutheran in Oberlin, where he was a past council president, and a member of the antique car club in Oberlin. He was a very hard worker, who was honest and genuine. He had a strong faith and was the rock of his family. He was generous with family and friends, and always gave of himself when he could. Marvin worked hard his entire life, with a smile on his face, pride in his work and a good word for everyone.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Ella, and brother-in-law, Gerald “Judd” Lenz; brother, Harley Hansen; brother-in-law, Bill Cassell; nephews Jim Bob Cassell and Landon Dodson; and Kenneth and Wilma White.
Survivors include his wife, Bee Hansen, of North Platte; sons Mark (Cammie) Hansen of Castle Rock, Colorado, and Michael (Nancy) Hansen of North Platte; grandchildren Caycie (David) Naglowsky of Castle Rock, Colorado, Sydnee Hansen and Alex (Charity) Hansen, both of North Platte, Max Hansen of Kearney, Britlyn Hansen and Brandon (Roxy) Kailey, both of Castle Rock, Colorado, and Cody Wright and Cole Wright, both of North Platte; great-grandchild, Aerick Naglowsky; siblings Thorval (Artis) Hansen of Brady and Norma Lee Hansen of Superior; sisters-in-law Kathy Hansen of Moorefield and Janey Jacobson of Wolbach; special friends Dorothy LaBargee of Maxwell, Don Haws of North Platte and the Thursday morning Bible class.
Memorials are suggested to Deborah’s Legacy. Online condolences may be shared at adamsswanson.com.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home, with the Rev. John Mapa officiating. Burial will be at the McCain Cemetery near Stapleton. Visitation will be from noon to 6 p.m. today, March 10, and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., with the family receiving friends 6-8 p.m., on Monday, March 11, at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.