David “Dave” Henry Hansen, age 88 of Stanton, died Sunday September 27, 2020 at Faith Regional Health Services in
Norfolk. He was born August 8, 1932 on the family farm near Stanton the son of Henry and Louise (Fuchs) Hansen. Baptized on
May 15, 1964 and confirmed May 17, 1964 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Stanton. He attended Stanton county rural school near
Stanton. As a young man he enjoyed playing baseball.
He met Delores Ida Pausch at a dance. When he saw her he said, “That is the girl I will marry.” They were married on
September 23, 1962 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at rural Merrill, Iowa. They started their lives together on the family farm in rural
Stanton. The couple were blessed with three children: Darrell, Darlus and Deanna.
Dave was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Stanton.
He enjoyed watching baseball and Nebraska Football on T.V.. He enjoyed watching “Mollie B” and “Big Joe Polka
Show.” Dave was proud to farm and raise black angus cattle with son, Darrell and grandson, Eric.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Delores; 3 Children Darrell and Jane Hansen of Stanton; Darlus and Jeff
McWilliams of Norfolk; Deanna and John Ishmiel of Fremont; 1 Sister Alice Herbolsheimer of Stanton; 3 Grandchildren Eric and
Cheryl Hansen of Stanton; Michaela McWilliams of Norfolk; Jacob Ishmiel of Fremont; and Alex Ishmiel of Fremont; 2 Great
Grandchildren Carolina and Easton Hansen of Stanton; 5 Step Grandchildren Mike and Megan McWilliams of Norfolk; Craig and
Christine McWilliams of Lincoln; Joe and Molly McWilliams of Lincoln; Christopher McWilliams of Omaha; Jarold McWilliams of
Omaha; 7 Step Great Grandchildren Adalia, Delaney, Julius, Bremer, Kinley, Eloise and Daniel McWilliams.
Preceded in death by his parents; 2 sisters Betty and husband Lenard Beckmann and Evelyn and husband Jim Mathis; 3
brothers-in-law Ivan Herbolsheimer; Harry Pausch; and Ron Pausch.
Funeral Service Information:
Funeral Services: Faith Lutheran Church - Stanton, NE
Date: Thursday October 1, 2020 – 10:30 A.M.
Interment: Stanton Cemetery - Stanton, Nebraska
Military Rites: none
Visitation: 4 – 7 P.M. Wednesday at Faith Lutheran Church in Stanton under direction
of Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary – Stanton, Nebraska
Officiating: Reverend Timothy Booth
Music: Organist: Carol Whipple ; Congregational Singing: “In the Garden” “Amazing Grace” “Jesus Lives! The Victory's
Pallbearers: Eric Hansen, Jacob Ishmiel, Alex Ishmiel, Dr. James Merritt, Jim Waskowiak, Tony Wortman, Chris Hasebroock
Honorary Pallbearers : Michaela McWilliams, Carolina Hansen, Easton Hansen.
Online sympathies at www.johnsonfuneralhomes.net