Funeral services were held Monday, March 8, 2010, for Thomas L. Hansen, 75, of Reinbeck, who passed away Friday, March 5, 2010, of natural causes.
He was born December 16, 1934, in Britt, Iowa, to Robert and Evelyn Rapp Hansen. He graduated from Britt High School with the class of 1953. He married Jackie Dobbe in 1954 and four children were born to this union: Jeff, Tim, Jean, and John. They later divorced.
He moved to Reinbeck in 1969 and worked as a police officer for many years. Tom married Norma Brandt in 1970. They later divorced.
He married Cheryl Terfehn in 1982 and two children were born to this union: Kay and Martha.
He is survived by his children, Jeff Hansen, Tim (Deb) Hansen, Jean Hansen, John (Vickie) Hansen, Kay (Greg) Kauffman, and Martha Hansen; grandchildren, Ashley (Tim) Francis, Uriah Hansen, Stacy Hansen, Kelsey Hansen, Ryan Hansen, and Tom Smith; a step-granddaughter, Rachael Kauffman; brothers, Jim (Karen), Dick (Nancy), Duane (Marlene), Louis (Mary), and David; and a sister-in-law, Melissa (Tim) Laughlin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Cheryl; a brother, Bob; a sister, Patricia Finer; and a granddaughter, Stephanie Hansen.