Kewanee: - Wilbur T. Hansen, 75, Kewanee Convalescent Center, formerly of rural Manlius and Sheffield, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the center.

The Howard Johnson Funeral Home in Manlius was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Sheffield Rescue Unit.

Wilburn Hansen was born on Dec. 29, 1908 in Sheffield, the son of George and Hannah Rasmussen Hansen. He was a carpenter in the New Bedford area and farmed in the Sheffield Mineral area for several years. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Fairfield Lutheran Church.

Surviving are two brothers, Leonard and Lester, and one sister, Mrs. Verle (Irene) Jacobson, all of Sheffield.

NOTE: Published obituary gives both Wilbur and Wilburn.

(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois, January 26, 1984 - Thursday, pg A4, submitted by Melva L. Taylor) 




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