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Obituary for Ronald "Butchy" H. Hansen


Ronald "Butchy" H. Hansen, avid sportsman, 81, of Bangor, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System, Palliative Care, in La Crosse. He was born on May 31, 1936. Butchy will be remembered for his love of hunting, fishing, baseball (Milwaukee Brewers), football (Green Bay Packers), and NASCAR. Survivors include two daughters, Susette (Jeffrey) Hansen Pfeifer of West Fargo, N.D. and Brenda Steffens of Walcott, N.D.; two grandchildren, Anthony and Zachery; five brothers, Stanley (Virginia) of Sparta, William of West Salem, James (Clarice) of Bangor, Douglas (Janet) of Prescott, and Patrick (Barbara) of West Salem; and nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends. Butchy was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Dominic and David. A funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bangor. Father Douglas Robertson will officiate. Burial with military honors will be in St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery on Middle Ridge. A visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., Monday, at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, Bangor Chapel, 102 Hatton St., Bangor and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of mass Tuesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Sunshine on the Trail, Bangor. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at www.jandtfredrickson.com