Clayton Joseph Hansen
February 21, 1926 - February 24, 2011
Clayton Joseph Hansen, born Feb. 21, 1926 in Appleton, Wis. and raised in Chicago, Ill., passed into the loving arms of his Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011.
We celebrate God’s gift to us of his 85 years. We remember him for the love and generosity shown to others as a friend, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. In faith, we await the promised, glorious day that we will all be together again in our Father’s house, writes his family.
Mr. Hansen leaves behind his loving wife of nearly 64 years, Eileen Hansen; three children, Ken (Kathy) Hansen, Barb (Jim) Toma and John (Jolene) Hansen; four grandchildren, Dana Toma, Luke (Stephanie) Hansen, Chris Toma and Jessie (Justin) Louis; two great-grandchildren, Abby Louis and Bella Louis; and five nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, March 12 at Shepherd of the Pines Lutheran Church in Payson. Memorial donations may be made to Lutheran Hour Ministries.